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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Ransford, Teresa Mary (Tessa) (1938–2015), poet, editor, and library founder

Tom Hubbard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Publishing; Prints and Printmaking; Education; Linguistics. 2124 words.

Ransford, Teresa Mary (Tessa) (1938–2015), poet, editor, and library founder, was born on 8 July 1938 in Bombay, India, the daughter of Col. Sir Alister John Ransford (1895–1974), master of...

Taylor, Isaac (1730–1807), engraver

Robin Taylor Gilbert.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking. 1421 words.

Taylor, Isaac (1730–1807), engraver, was born on 13 December 1730 in the parish of St Michael in Bedwardine, Worcester, the third of the seven known children of William Taylor (fl....

Berny de

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art. 9 words.

French, 19th century, male.

Active in Paris.

Engraver, founder.

Rothgiesser, Christian Lorenzen

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Renaissance Art. 31 words.

German, 17th century, male.

Active in Husum.

Died 1659Buried 14 April.

Engraver (burin), founder.

Christian Lorenzen Rothgiesser engraved portraits.

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González, Francisco Miguel

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Renaissance Art. 23 words.

Spanish, 17th century, male.

Engraver.

School of Seville.

Francisco Miguel González was one of the founders of the Seville drawing school around 1660.

Rothgiesser, Andreas Lorenzen

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Renaissance Art. 33 words.

German, 17th century, male.

Active in Husum.

Died before 1664.

Engraver (burin), founder.

Andreas Lorenzen was the brother of Christian Lorenzen...

Leudesdorf, David Jacob

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art. 36 words.

German, 19th century, male.

Born c. 1794, in Neviges, near Elberfeld; died 2 March 1871, in Hamburg.

Lithographer.

The founder of an institute of lithography in...

Papillon, Jean

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 18th-Century Art. 32 words.

French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1639, in Rouen; died 10 August 1710, in Paris.

Engraver (wood).

A pupil of Du Bellay, Jean Papillon was the founder of a...

Engelraam, Laurens

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Renaissance Art. 53 words.

Dutch, 17th century, male.

Active in The Hague.

Engraver (including glass).

Laurens Engelraam was one of the founders of the Pictura confraternity in 1656. A...

Azeglio, Roberto Taparelli (Marchese)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art. 58 words.

Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 24 September 1790, in Turin; died 24 December 1862, in Turin.

Engraver.

Brother of Massimo d'Azeglio, Roberto Azeglio was the...

Vidal, Jean-Pierre

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Publishing; 20th-Century Art. 86 words.

Canadian, 20th century, male.

Born in Quebec.

Screen printer, writer.

Jean-Pierre Vidal is a professor of literature at the University of Quebec in Chicoutimi and...

Radclyffe, William I

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art. 102 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born 20 October 1780, in Birmingham; died 29 December 1855, in Birmingham.

Engraver (burin).

William Radclyffe the Elder was first...

Meyer, Henry

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 19th-Century Art. 58 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born c. 1782, in London; died 28 May 1847.

Engraver (stippling/aquatint).

Henry Meyer was Hoppner's nephew and studied under...

Monfort, Manuel

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 18th-Century Art. 43 words.

Spanish, 18th century, male.

Active in Valencia.

Engraver (burin).

In 1753, Manuel Monfort became one of the founders of the academy of Sta Barbara in Valencia;...

Pilkington, Margaret (1891–1974), wood-engraver and philanthropist

Sarah Hyde.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Prints and Printmaking. 1041 words.

Pilkington, Margaret (1891–1974), wood-engraver and philanthropist, was born on 25 November 1891 in Clifton, near Manchester, the elder of the two daughters of Lawrence Pilkington...

Roettier [Roettiers] family (per. c. 1620–1784), die-engravers and medallists

C. E. Challis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Prints and Printmaking. 1632 words.

Roettier [Roettiers] family (per. c. 1620–1784), die-engravers and medallists, came to prominence with Philip Roettiers (1596–1669). He was born in Antwerp on 20 December 1596,...

Foulis, Andrew and Robert

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Publishing; 18th-Century Art. 83 words.

British, 18th century, male.

Active in Glasgow.

DiedAndrew died 15 September 1775, Robert died in 1776.

Printers, art lovers.

The Foulis brothers founded...

Monfort y Asensi, Manuel

Blanca García Vega.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Publishing; 18th-Century Art. 279 words.

(b Valencia, 1736; d Valencia, 1806).

Spanish engraver. He was trained in the workshop of his father, Benito Monfort (1716–85), a printer, and he became a founder-member of...

Le Veau, Jean-Jacques(-André)

M.-E. Hellyer.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 18th-Century Art. 271 words.

(b Rouen, Jan 9, 1729; d Paris, April 1786).

French engraver. In his youth he was ill with scrofula, and it was during a stay in hospital, when he was 16 or 17, that a copy he...

Uden, Lucas van

Hans Devisscher.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking. 1161 words.

(b Antwerp, Oct 18, 1595; d Antwerp, Nov 4, 1672).

Flemish painter, draughtsman and engraver. He was the son of Artus van Uden (b 1544), town painter of Antwerp, and grandson...