Welcome to Benezit Dictionary of Artists
- A comprehensive and definitive resource for artists’ biographies, published since 1911
- Includes 149,000 biographies as well as auction records, exhibition histories, and over 11,000 images of artists’ signatures and stamps of sale
The work of Jewish artist Rebecca Solomon critiqued ethnic, gender, and class prejudices in Victorian England, and she absorbed the influence of the Pre-Raphaelites while living with her brother Simeon, a fellow artist whose promising career was cut short by societal retribution for his increasingly open homosexuality.
Join Benezit on a tour of unique art collections around the world! Written by experts and curators, our Collection Guides present the history and highlights of museums and galleries. Follow links to related texts in Oxford Art Online and around the web to learn more about the artists in these outstanding collections.