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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Fourierism

Bernard Marrey.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: 19th-Century Art. 637 words.

Theory of social organization proposed by the French reformer Charles Fourier (1772–1837). It advocates a society based not on duty but on a collective harmony of the passions, which...

Arnold, John

Gordon Campbell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: 19th-Century Art. 177 words.

(b 1735–6; d 1799).

English watch and chronometer maker. He was the son of John Arnold (1702–76), a clockmaker who worked in Bodmin, Cornwall. He opened a watch shop at Devereux...

Bertolotti, Antonino

Peter Higginson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: 19th-Century Art. 422 words.

(b Lombardore, nr Turin, March 16, 1834; d Mantua, May 22, 1893).

Italian archivist. He studied chemistry at the University of Turin (1854–6) and then worked as a clerk for the...

Hauswirth, Johann Jakob

William Hauptman.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: 19th-Century Art. 263 words.

(b Saanen, Berne, 1809; d Château d’Oex, Vaud, March 29, 1871).

Swiss découpage and silhouette artist. He is one of the few masters of Swiss popular folk art whose corpus of...

Solly, Edward

Elizabeth Allen.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 19th-Century Art. 925 words.

(b London, April 25, 1776; d London, Dec 2, 1844).

English merchant, collector and dealer. He was a member of a family firm engaged in the Baltic timber trade which secured...

Daly, César-Denis

David van Zanten.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art. 668 words.

(b Verdun, July 18, 1811; d Wissous, Jan 11, 1894).

French architect and writer. He was the son of John Daley [Daly], an Anglo-Irish naval purser held prisoner in France, and a...

Bartholdy, (Jakob) Salomon

Robert E. McVaugh.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; 19th-Century Art. 374 words.

(b Berlin, May 13, 1779; d Rome, July 27, 1825).

German diplomat, patron, and writer. An uncle of the composer Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Bartholdy was a member of a...

Baillairgé, Thomas

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art. 149 words.

Canadian, 19th century, male.

Born 1791; died 1859, in Quebec.

Sculptor.

Thomas Baillairgé was the son of François Baillairgé, and it is very seldom that one can...

Carozzi, Giuseppe

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 291 words.

Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1864, in Milan.

Painter. Mountainscapes, seascapes, landscapes.

Carozzi's masters were Fontanesi, Carcano and Bazzaro. In 1900...

Dauzas, Antonin Ferdinand

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; 19th-Century Art. 82 words.

French, 19th century, male.

Born 1817, in Colmar; died 1888, in Lyons.

Glass painter.

A Dominican friar from the Brotteaux monastery in Lyons, Antonin Dauzas drew...

Echter, Michael

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 108 words.

German, 19th century, male.

Born 5 March 1812, in Munich; died 4 February 1879, in Munich.

Painter. History painting, portraits, genre scenes.

Michael Echter...

Skagen

Patricia G. Berman.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 565 words.

Danish fishing community located on the northernmost tip of Jutland and site of an artists’ colony. In 1833 Martinus Rørbye first painted epic views of the land and sea around Skagen...

Ruscheweyh, Ferdinand

Robert E. McVaugh.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art. 330 words.

(b Neustrelitz, 1785; d Neustrelitz, Dec 21, 1846).

Prussian printmaker. He trained first in Berlin (1803–4), where he worked under Daniel Berger (1744–1824). Thereafter he...

Schulz, Josef

Radomíra Sedláková.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 332 words.

(b Prague, April 11, 1840; d Prague, July 15, 1917).

Bohemian architect. He studied architecture from 1861 at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Vienna with professors Eduard...

Dehodencq, (Edmé-Alexis-)Alfred

Jane Munro.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 326 words.

(b Paris, April 23, 1822; d Paris, Jan 2, 1882).

French painter. He studied at the Collège Bourbon, where he met the poet Théodore de Banville. In 1839 he entered the atelier of...

Smith & Brewer

Brian Blackwood.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 435 words.

English architectural partnership formed in 1895 by Arnold Dunbar Smith (b London, 2 Dec 1866; d Bournemouth, 7 Dec 1933) and Cecil Claude Brewer (b London, 12 Dec 1871; d Radnage, 10...

Hyzler family

Mario Buhagiar.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 275 words.

Maltese family of painters of German descent. Giuseppe Hyzler (1793–1858) and his brother Vincenzo Hyzler (1813–49) were closely associated with the Nazarene artists, whose noble...

Wood, Edgar

John H. G. Archer.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 434 words.

(b Middleton, Lancs, May 17, 1860; d Porto Maurizio, Italy, Oct 12, 1935).

English architect and draughtsman . He was perhaps the most conspicuously flamboyant among the...

Mitchell, (Arthur George) Sydney

Catherine H. Cruft.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 366 words.

(b Headswood, nr Larbert, Central, 1856; d Gullane, Lothian, 1930).

Scottish architect. The only son of Sir Arthur Mitchell, he trained in Edinburgh in the office of Rowand...

Comper, Sir (John) Ninian

Anthony Symondson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 896 words.

(b Aberdeen, June 10, 1864; d London, Dec 22, 1960).

English architect and designer. He was a pupil of G. F. Bodley between 1883 and 1887. In 1888 he formed a partnership with...