Aachen Reference library
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 (1552) Reference library
(b Cologne, 1552; d Prague, 4 March 1615).
German painter and draughtsman, active also
Abate [Abbate], Nicolò [Niccolò] dell’ (1509–12) Reference library
(b Modena, 1509–12; d?Fontainebleau, 1571).
Italian painter and draughtsman. He was one of the
Abbasid Reference library
Islamic dynasty that ruled from several capitals in Iraq between 749 and 1258. The Abbasids traced their descent from
῾Abd al-Samad (b. before 1517) Reference library
(b. before 1517; fl. c.1535–1600).
Iranian miniature painter, calligrapher and courtier, active also in
Abu Tahir Reference library
Persian family of potters. The family is sometimes known, somewhat improperly, by the epithet Kashani [al-Kashani, Qashani], which
acanthus Quick reference
Conventionalized representation of the leaf of the Acanthus spinosus plant, found on the lower parts of *Corinthian and *...