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Abramovich, Pinchas

Abramovich, Pinchas (1909)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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This artist studied at the academy in Kovno (now Kaunas, Lithuania) in 1925; he emigrated to Palestine in 1929 and

Alantar, Erdal

Alantar, Erdal (1932)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Erdal Alantar studied at Istanbul's school of fine art from 1949 to 1956 and followed courses in fresco painting at

Aldin, Cecil Charles Windsor

Aldin, Cecil Charles Windsor (28 April 1870)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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Cecil Aldin studied anatomy and animal painting with the animal painter William Frank Calderon at Kensington Art School. His watercolour drawings, with their sure touch and pure colours, ... More
Aldridge, John

Aldridge, John (26 July 1905)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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John Aldridge read classics at Oxford and travelled extensively in France, Spain, Italy and Germany before settling at Place House in Great Bardfield, Essex. He never had any formal art ... More
Alken, Samuel Henry

Alken, Samuel Henry (1810)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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Samuel Henry Alken was last of the Alken dynasty of equestrian and hunting painters, whose paintings and etchings enjoyed great popularity....

Allingham, Helen

Allingham, Helen (26 September 1848)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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Helen Allingham was the daughter of a medical practitioner and was brought up in a cultured family as the eldest of seven children. She had a happy childhood. Her maternal grandmother, ... More
Angas, George French

Angas, George French (25 April 1822)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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George French Angas was the son of George Fife Angas, one of the founder colonists of South Australia. He travelled extensively and published several accounts of his voyages, each ... More
Ardon, Mordecaï

Ardon, Mordecaï (1896)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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After receiving a classical grounding in the arts, Mordecai Ardon left Poland and studied at the Bauhaus from 1920 to

Armour, George Denhelm

Armour, George Denhelm (30 January 1864)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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Having studied at the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh until 1888, George Armour went on to settle in London, where he exhibited at the Royal Academy for a few years. From about ... ... More
Armstrong, John

Armstrong, John (14 November 1893)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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John Armstrong studied at Cambridge University and St John’s Wood School of Art. From 1933, the year he was appointed a member of the influential Unit One group, he was influenced by the ... More
Ashton, Julian Rossi

Ashton, Julian Rossi (1878)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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Julian Rossi Ashton was a pupil at South Kensington School in London and Académie Julian in Paris. He settled in Australia, founded Sydney Art School in ...

Atamian, Charles Garabed

Atamian, Charles Garabed (c.1872)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Charles Garabed Atamian exhibited at the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts between 1913 and 1942, and at

Austin, Robert Sargent

Austin, Robert Sargent (23 June 1895)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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The brother of Frederick George Austin, Robert Sargent Austin trained at Leicester Art School and at the Royal College of Art under Sir Frank Short from ...

Azuz, David

Azuz, David (11 January 1942)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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David Azuz studied from 1951 to 1955 at the Joseph Schwartzman academy before going on to attend courses at the

Bak, Samuel

Bak, Samuel (12 August 1933)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of Asian Artists

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Samuel Bak settled in Israel in 1948, where he studied at the Bezalel art school. In 1956 he went

Barnes, Mabel Catherine Robinson (Mrs)

Barnes, Mabel Catherine Robinson (Mrs) (5 March 1875)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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Mabel Barnes was a pupil of Sir Frank Short. She exhibited at the Royal Academy in London.

Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent

Beardsley, Aubrey Vincent (21 August 1872)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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Aubrey Beardsley’s originality and superior draughtsmanship place him at the forefront of developments in illustration techniques and styles, despite only a brief art education at the ... More
Beare, George

Beare, George   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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George Beare is mentioned by Redgrave for his Portrait of John, Fourth Duke of Bedford and an engraving dated 1747...

Beaton, Cecil (Sir)

Beaton, Cecil (Sir) (1904)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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Sir Cecil Beaton was influenced, in the first half of the 20th century, by the Russian ballets of Diaghilev and the fashionable world surrounding Coco Chanel. He was particularly known as ... More
Beckett, Isaak

Beckett, Isaak (1653)   Reference library

Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

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Isaak Becket’s engravings, most of which show figures of James II’s court, are rich in art content. In 2001 he featured in the exhibition ...

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