Australian painter, printmaker, book designer, lecturer, collector, gallery director and publisher of limited edition artists’ books, of Irish decent. He worked as a draughtsman before entering war service in the British Admiralty from 1940 to 1949, including five years in Colombo, where he made sketching trips to jungle temples with the Buddhist monk and artist Manjsiro Thero. Between ...
German, 17th century, male.
Active in Germany.
Draughtsman, engraver (burin), print publisher. Ornaments, decorative designs, frontispieces.
Paul Birckenhultz's engravings included ornamental plates, frontispieces and various works for silver- and goldsmiths. Mention should also be made of an engraving depicting The Four Elements.
French Canadian, 20th century, female.
Born in London, to an English mother and a French father.
Painter, draughtswoman, engraver, poet, publisher. Artists' books.
Cozette de Charmoy has lived and worked in London, Canada and Switzerland, but did not go to art school in either England or Canada. She was inspired to become an artist by her knowledge of the avant-garde movements of the Sixties and Seventies, and by the people she met, most notably Henri Chopin, the publisher of the ...
French, 18th century, male.
Born 1734, in Paris.
Draughtsman, print publisher, musician.
He drew the illustrations for a number of travel books: Pictures... of Switzerland ( Tableaux... de la Suisse) (Paris, 1780-86), Description... of France ( Description... de la France) and Story of Saugnier's journeys to the African coast...
American, 21st century, male.
Born 1 July 1974.
Active in Brooklyn, New York.
Painter, curator. Artists’ books.
Eric Doeringer graduated from Brown University in 1996 with a BA degree, and received an MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston in ...
American, 20th–21st century, female.
Born 1950, in Prague.
Active in Rosendale (New York).
Printmaker, photographer, draughtsman, paper maker. Installation art, artists’ books.
Women’s Studio Workshop.
Tatana Kellner was born in Prague and grew up in communist Czechoslovakia as the daughter of Holocaust survivors. After the Soviet invasion in ...
French print-publisher and seller, bookseller and painter. Between 1610 and 1614 he was apprenticed to Pierre-Louis Febvrier, a bookseller in Paris. He visited Rome in 1613 and 1614, and Genoa, Florence and Rome again in 1621; in the course of these travels he became friendly with Anthony van Dyck, who executed his portrait (Viscount Cowdray priv. col.), and with Claude Vignon, Stefano della Bella and François Collignon. It was probably at this period that he acquired the nickname of Chartres, or (in Italian) Ciartres. In ...
German, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 2 October 1865, in Münster; died 8 October 1937, in Raron (Valais, Switzerland).
Painter (including glass), pastellist, illustrator, draughtsman, decorative designer, graphic designer, writer, publisher.
Melchior Lechter was initially apprenticed to a painter of cartoons for stained-glass windows in Münster, before enrolling at the Hochschule der Künste, Berlin in ...
Japanese print designer, painter, book illustrator and publisher. Although Masanobu’s artistic career spanned six decades, Edo-period (1600–1868) documents reveal little about his life. However, his prolific artistic output and technical innovations make him one of the leading figures of the early history of Japanese woodblock printing and ...
German draughtsman, publisher, wood-engraver and painter. In 1548 he published a textbook of writing instruction and in 1551 one on arithmetic. In 1560–63 he made a model of Augsburg (Augsburg, Maximilianmus.) and in 1563 a map of the city, which was used in simplified form in the monumental ...
Judith K. Golden
Anonymous collection of in-depth typologies, based on the idea that every event in the New Testament was presaged by an event in the Old Testament (
British, 20th century, male.
Born 1940, in St Ives, Cornwall.
Book artist, painter, sculptor.
The son of critic Adrian Stokes, Telfer Stokes studied painting at the Slade School of Fine Art in London. In 1962 he received a postgraduate fellowship at the Brooklyn Museum.
Throughout the 1960s Stokes exhibited paintings although he often mixed media in his works, combining pigment with fibre glass and lighting. In ...
Russian, 19th century, male.
Active in France from 1844 to 1849, and in Germany from 1867 to 1895.
Born 9 June 1820, in Sorgenfrei (near Riga); died 7 April 1895, in Berlin.
Painter, illustrator, lithographer, publisher. Battle scenes, genre scenes.
Son of a burgomaster of Riga, Vasilii Timm was interested in drawing from an early age, and in ...