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Gordon Campbell

French family of cabinetmakers. Alexandre-Georges Fourdinois (1799–1871) established his Paris workshop in 1835. He became cabinetmaker to the Empress Eugénie, for whom he made furniture in the Renaissance Revival style, and, until 1848, he often worked in collaboration with the sculptor Jules Fossey (...

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Gordon Campbell

Italian workcarver and cabinetmaker. His woodwork, which ranges from lavish bedroom and dining room suites to picture frames, is often carved in a Renaissance Revival style. Much of his furniture was exported to the USA.

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Gordon Campbell

American furniture-maker. His workshop in Newark (New Jersey) was active from 1836 to 1890. He specialized in furniture in the Renaissance Revival style (e.g. armchairs, 1868–70; New York, Met. and Brooklyn Mus.).

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Julius Fekete and Charles Wheelton Hind

Term in use from the mid-19th century to describe a style of architecture and the decorative arts that flourished in the West from the early 19th century to early 20th. It was based on the arts of the Renaissance, initially of Italy (15th–16th centuries), and later on its regional manifestations (16th–17th centuries), principally of France and Germany....

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Gordon Campbell

French cabinetmaker active in New York City. He made furniture in several French historical styles. Sixteenth-century French models inspired the Baroque cartouches, animal and human figures, flattened arches and roundels, while 18th-century Louis XVI prototypes gave rise to straight, turned legs, straight backs and gilt and ebonized surfaces. Many of these motifs can be seen in a cabinet built by Roux in the 1860s and now in the Metropolitan Museum in New York....