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This generally illustrated dictionary presents details on over 2,500 artists, work, sculptures, drawings, prints, colleges and pursuits through the international, together with entries on modern artwork and artists, strategies, fabrics, phrases, and writers who've stimulated artists.
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Mss M. O. M. A. N. G. N. Y. R. A. SS St Tate U. S. (A. ) V. &A. vol. nameless born century circa centimetre assortment died variation, editor, and so on. floruit French ft Gallery German Greek Institute Italian jap kilometre Latin Library metre manuscript(s) Museum of contemporary paintings, manhattan nationwide Gallery, London long island Royal Academy, London Saints Saint Tate Gallery, London usa (of the United States) Victoria and Albert Museum, London quantity A Aaltonen Waïnö (1894–1966). Finnish sculptor and painter and a massive strength in smooth Finnish sculpture. His paintings in granite is classical in line regardless of its enormous personality. along with a couple of girl torsos and portrait heads, A. completed public monuments. Abbate Niccolo dell’ (c. 1512–71). A Modenese painter who, from 1552, labored in France and used to be, with Primaticcio, a pacesetter of the college of Fontainebleau. A. was once stylistically motivated via the illusionism of Mantegna and the softness of Correggio, yet extra vital used to be his frequently Mannerist remedy of panorama, as within the Rape of Proserpine. There are similarities in his paintings to Dosso Dossi and likewise Patenier and the Antwerp college, and A. himself brought Mannerism in panorama into France. a huge photograph is the tale of Aristaeus. Abbate the tale of Aristaeus (detail) c. 1557 Abbey Edwin Austin (1852–1911). U. S. oil painter, watercolourist and e-book sick. , who labored a lot in Britain, turning into an R. A. in 1898. He drew ills in pen for works via Robert Herrick, Oliver Goldsmith and Shakespeare, and painted the scenes of the search of the Holy Grail at the partitions of the general public library, Boston, Mass. Abbott John White (1763–1851). British novice panorama painter. He exhibited oils frequently on the R. A. ; his drawings were well known. Abbott Lemuel Francis (c. 1760–1803). British portrait painter, recognized for his pix of Lord Nelson and the poet Cowper. Abil(d)gaard Nicolai Abraham (1743–1809). Danish painter who studied in Italy (1772–79). His type used to be classical and he favoured heroic matters. He painted little after four allegorical frescoes via him within the Royal Palace, Copenhagen, which he thought of his top paintings, have been burnt in 1794. Sketches of those including many different works are preserved within the Royal Gallery, Copenhagen. B. Thorwaldsen was once his student. Aboriginal paintings. Australian Aboriginal artwork Abramtsevo Colony. a gaggle of Russian artists drawn jointly within the 1870s and Eighteen Eighties by means of the railway rich person S. Mamontov. They integrated I. Levitan, V. Polenov, Repin, Serov, the Vasnetsov brothers and Vrubel. a bunch have been participants of the Wanderers workforce. The colony used to be nationalistic in outlook and Russian folk-art and the Russo-Byzantine culture encouraged their paintings. They have been the first Russian artists to paintings as theatrical designers, so much of them operating in Mamontov’s ‘Private Opera’. summary artwork. artwork which doesn't imitate or at once characterize exterior fact: a few writers limit the time period to non-figurative paintings, whereas others use it of paintings which isn't representational notwithstanding finally derived from fact.