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Aachen

Aachen   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Art & Architecture, History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
Length:
3,315 words
Illustration(s):
3

City in Nordrhein-Westfalia, Germany. It was the birthplace and residence of Charlemagne, ruler of the Frankish Kingdom, and remained associated

Aachen [Aach; Ach; Acha], Hans [Johann; Joan] von

Aachen [Aach; Ach; Acha], Hans [Johann; Joan] von (1552)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
2,022 words
Illustration(s):
2

(b Cologne, 1552; d Prague, 4 March 1615).

German painter and draughtsman, active also

Aalto, Hugo Alvar Henrik

Aalto, Hugo Alvar Henrik (3 Feb 1898)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
136 words
Illustration(s):
1

(b Kuortane, 3 Feb 1898; d Helsinki, 11 May 1976).

Finnish architect and designer. He

Aalto, Hugo Alvar Henrik

Aalto, Hugo Alvar Henrik (1898–1976)   Reference library

Sir Colin St J. Wilson

The Oxford Companion to Architecture

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
1,619 words
Illustration(s):
1

(see modernism) He set up his practice in 1922, and contributed briefly but with distinction to the

Abaquesne, Masséot

Abaquesne, Masséot (1520)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
155 words
Illustration(s):
1

(before 1520–before 1564).

French potter based in Rouen. Nothing is known of his work prior to the ornamental

Abate [Abbate], Nicolò [Niccolò] dell’

Abate [Abbate], Nicolò [Niccolò] dell’ (1509–12)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Northern Renaissance Art

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
1,856 words
Illustration(s):
1

(b Modena, 1509–12; d?Fontainebleau, 1571).

Italian painter and draughtsman. He was one of the

Abbasid

Abbasid   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
1,471 words
Illustration(s):
1

Islamic dynasty that ruled from several capitals in Iraq between 749 and 1258. The Abbasids traced their descent from

Abbey, Edwin Austin

Abbey, Edwin Austin (1 April 1852)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
942 words
Illustration(s):
1

(b Philadelphia, PA, 1 April 1852; d London 1 Aug 1911),

painter, illustrator and muralist

Abbott, Berenice

Abbott, Berenice (17 July 1898)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
695 words
Illustration(s):
1

(b Springfield, OH, 17 July 1898; d 9 Dec 1991),

photographer. Abbott spent a term

῾Abd al-Samad

῾Abd al-Samad (b. before 1517)   Reference library

The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
1,315 words
Illustration(s):
1

(b. before 1517; fl. c.1535–1600).

Iranian miniature painter, calligrapher and courtier, active also in

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