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Early Modern British Painters, c. 1500-1640

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Early Modern British Painters, c. 1500-1640

Tittler, Robert (2015) Early Modern British Painters, c. 1500-1640. [Dataset] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This resource identifies all those men and women who have been identified as painters of any sort working in England, Wales, Scotland or Ireland between the years 1500 and 1640. At this posting [February 2017], it includes 2,627 such entries. It includes those who were native to the British Isles and also those aliens who came and worked there at any time during this era. It also includes those whom contemporary occupational descriptions refer to as pursuing any specialty within the general category of 'painter' including, e.g., 'limner', 'picture-painter', 'glass-painter', 'herald painter', 'manuscript illuminator', etc. Each entry indicates, wherever possible, the places of origin and of residence, contemporary occupational description, dates of life and of activity, details of training, known works, and general biographical information. Each name is also accompanied by a list of sources, and by the identity of those who researched that name.

Robert Tittler is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at Concordia University, Montreal, and Adjunct Professor of Art History at Carleton University, Ottawa. He may be contacted at: robert.tittler@concordia.ca.

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > History
Item Type:Dataset
Authors:Tittler, Robert
Date:1 May 2015
Keywords:British, painters, England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland, art
ID Code:980096
Deposited By: GEOFFREY LITTLE
Deposited On:10 Jun 2015 15:02
Last Modified:20 Feb 2017 14:45
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