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...Eastlake, Charles Lock Charles Lock Eastlake was born in Plymouth on 17 November 1793 and died in Pisa on 24 December 1865. He became the dominant influence in the mid Victorian art world as President of the Royal Academy from 1850...

Morgan, John (1735–89)

Deborah Brunton

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...Washington, George Talleyrand-Périgord, Charles Maurice de Morris, Robert Morris, Lewis, Jr. Morris, Gouverneur Jay, John Gouverneur, Sarah Flahaut, Adèle de John Morgan was the main architect of the Philadelphia Medical School, the first...

Fraser, Charles (1782–1860)

Martha R. Severens

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...A miniature portraitist, painter, and author, Charles Fraser exemplifies the cultural ambitions of antebellum Charleston, South Carolina, which during this period was often hailed as “the Queen of the South.” He was born in Charleston...

Strickland, William (1788–1854)

Roger W. Moss

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...William Strickland was one of the earliest native-born American architects and a major figure in shaping Greek Revival as the architectural style for monumental public buildings in the United States. He was the eldest son...
...Parry, Charles Hubert Hastings Hubert Parry was born in Bournemouth on 27 February 1848 and died in Rustington, near Littlehampton on 7 October 1918. He was educated at Eton, where he studied with Sir George Elvey (organist at St George...

Smibert, John (1688–1751)

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...John Smibert was America's first professionally trained painter and the most accomplished of a number of portrait artists of the first half of the eighteenth century. His Williams, Mary Peale, Charles Willson Kneller, Godfrey Copley, John...

Smith, Robert (1722–77)

Roger W. Moss

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...The man destined to be the most important eighteenth-century builder-architect in the North American British colonies was the fourth son of the baker John Smith and his wife, Martha Lawrie of Lugton near Dalkeith, Scotland. Where he learned...
...Gardiner, William William Gardiner was born in Leicester on 15 March 1770 and died there on 16 November 1853. The son of a stocking manufacturer, he carried on the family business throughout his working life. Music was only his avocation...

Biddle, Owen (1774–1806)

Roger W. Moss

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...Owen Biddle, Biddle, Owen who styled himself a “house carpenter, and teacher of architectural drawing,” is chiefly remembered as the author of The Young Carpenter's Assistant: or, a Smith, Robert (1722-77) O’Gorman, James F. Latrobe...

Vanderlyn, John (1775–1852)

Elisabeth L. Roark

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...Painter John Vanderlyn strived to introduce the subjects and styles of European art to America in the early 1800s. Although he ultimately failed (only portraiture was of interest to most Americans), he produced iconic, complex works...