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Early Modern British Painters, c. 1500-1640


Early Modern British Painters, c. 1500-1640

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 [Dataset] (Unpublished)

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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. It includes those who were native to the British Isles and also those strangers 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, names with alternate spellings, places of origin and of residence, contemporary occupational description, dates of life and/or of activity, details of training, known works, and general biographical information. Each entry is also accompanied by a list of sources for further reference, and by the identity of those who researched that name.

This edition replaces that of July, 2018. It contains 2,786 entries, seventy-four of which are new, plus additions or corrections to nearly three hundred other entries, all of which are drawn from research in London and several counties.

Robert Tittler is Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus at Concordia University, Montreal, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He welcomes additions, corrections, queries and comments, all of which may be sent to: 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: Rachel Harris
Deposited On:10 Jun 2015 15:02
Last Modified:13 Feb 2024 14:25
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