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  • Burlington Magazine Joint Editor, 1914-1919. Adey initially worked translating of Scandinavian literature.
  • Art critic and historian of Italian renaissance. Cartwright was the daughter of Richard Aubrey Cartwright and Mary Fremantle (Cartwright) (d. 1885). She was privately schooled.
  • Earlier British writer, authored a history of art and artists' biography, 1685. Aglionby traveled the continent and recorded his recollections on art, among other topics.
  • Egyptologist and art historian. Aldred was the son of Frederick Aldred and Lillian Ethel Underwood (Aldred).
  • Medievalist; manuscripts scholar New York University. Alexander edited the important Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles beginning in 1975.
  • Archaeologist and historian of early British medieval iconography.
  • Art educator, museum curator and art historian; early exponent of postwar American art to the European public and coiner of the term "pop art." Alloway was the son of a bookseller.

  • Photo-documentarian, founder of the Anderson photoarchive. Born Isaac Atkinson, Anderson was raised in Cumberland, England and settled in Rome in 1838.
  • Wrote an early guide to Italian Renaissance architecture; the 5th edition, posthumously edited by Arthur Stratton (q.v.), was an early text to treat Baroque architecture as an epoch.
  • Early discoverer that Greek architecture had been brightly colored. Angell studied architecture at the Royal Academy in London. He and another architectural student, William Harris (d.
  • Scottish author and art theorist and connoisseur.

  • Marxist/social-history art historian. Antal was born to a wealthy Jewish family. His father, Alajos Antal, was a medical doctor and his mother was Sofia Gerstl.
  • Historian of English art.
  • Archaeologist and architectural historian of ancient Rome. Ashby attended Winchester where he already secured the nickname "Titus".
  • Greek sculpture scholar and Yates Professor of Classical Archaeology, University of London, 1929-1948.
  • Scholar of Chinese art; Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum (1945-1955). Ashton was the son of A. J. Ashton, KC, a court recorder in Manchester, England.
  • First British architectural historian to treat at medieval building in England as "architecture."
  • Artist and art historian. Auerbach grew up in an educated Jewish family in Frankfurt. Her mother was the painter, Emma Kehrmann (1867-1958).
  • Deputy Keeper of the Department of Sculpture at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1966-1979; Director of Christie's, 1979-1990. In 1980 he curated the "European Terracottas from the Arthur M.
  • Blake scholar; National Gallery, London, keeper and painter. Baker's parents were John Collins Baker, a solicitor in Somerset, and Fanny Henrietta Remmett.
  • Maverick architectural theorist and historian; modernism and pop-culture revisionist. Banham's parents were Percy Banham, a gas engineer, and Violet Reyner (Banham).
  • Director of the National Gallery of Scotland, 1952-1970. Baxandall's father was the scientific historian David Baxandall (1874-1938).
  • Scholar of Italian Renaissance art who employed postmodernist and social-history methods. Baxandall's parents were the museum director David Baxandall (q.v.) and Isobel Thomas (Baxandall).
  • Classical archaeologist; created the major index of Greek black-figure and red-figure pottery based on artistic styles. Beazley's father was Mark John Murray Beazley (d.

  • Byzantinist and curator in the Department of Architecture and Sculpture at the Victoria and Albert Museum 1948-1979.
  • First Keeper of the Fine Art Department, Ashmolean Museum, 1909-1931.
  • Art critic and Bloomsbury theorist. Bell was son of William Heward Bell (1849-1927), a civil engineer, and Hannah Taylor Cory (1850-1942).
  • First curator of the John G. Johnson Collection, and assistant director, Pennsylvania Museum of Art (later Philadelphia Museum of Art).
  • Artist, author and Professor of the History and Theory of Art at the University of Sussex from 1967 to 1975. Son of Clive Bell (q.v.) and nephew of Virginia Woolf.
  • Wife of Bernard Berenson and scholar of Italian paintings.
  • Marxist literary critic and art historian. Berger was born to S. J. D. Berger and Miriam Branson (Berger).
  • Early collector of artists' biographies; rhetorician; notary. De Bie was born in the city of Lier near Antwerp in 1627. His father, Adrianus, was a painter.
  • Early Warburg Institute developer and Director. Bing's parents were Moritz Bing and Emma Jonas (Bing).
  • Poet; Assistant Keeper of Prints and Drawing, British Museum.
  • South Kensington Museum curator. He co-authored Leonardo da Vinci and his Works in 1874 with Mary Margaret [Mrs. Charles] Heaton (q.v.).
  • Architect and architectural historian; published the important early survey of British architecture, The History of Renaissance Architecture in England, 1500-1800 (1897).
  • Historian of French and Italian art; Warburg Institute professor; director of the Courtauld Institute; Soviet spy.
  • Art teacher, author and curator of the Watts Museum near Guildford. Blunt was born to Arthur Stanley Vaughan Blunt (1870-1929), an Anglican minister and Hilda Master (Blunt) (1880-1969).
  • Classical art historian, specialist in Greek pottery. Boardman was born to Frederick Archibald Boardman and Clara Wells (Boardman). He graduated from Magdalene College, Cambridge with a B. A.
  • Second director of the Courtauld Institute and scholar of the art of the Crusades. Boase was the son of Charles Millet Boase, a bleaching mill manager at near Dundee and Anne Malcolm Sherrer Ross.
  • Director of the National Gallery of Ireland (1927-1935) and first director of the Barber Institute (museum).
  • Architectural historian; curator of Sir John Sloan's Museum; co-founder of the Wren Society. Bolton was the son of Thomas Bolton (1819-1895), a lawyer, and Emily Wildman (1831-1906).
  • Architectural historian; published first standard work on the English Gothic. Bond was educated at King Edward's Grammar School, London and Lincoln College, Oxford.
  • Architectural historian of the medieval era and professor of art, UC-Berkeley, 1962-1980. Bony was the son of Henri Bony and Marie Normand (Bony).
  • Italian renaissance scholar, dealer, and art magazine editor. Borenius was the son of Carl Borenius, a member of the Finnish Diet.
  • Second director of the National Gallery, London, and artist. Boxall was the son of Thomas Boxall, a civil servant in the tax office.
  • University of Toronto professor and early Courtauld Institute scholar. Brieger was born to Oskar Brieger, (d. 1914), an otolaryngologist and Hedwig Lion.
  • Architectural historian; his Baroque Architecture (1913) was one of the early texts to favorably treat the subject. Briggs was born to a Congregational minister, Rev. G. S. Briggs.
  • Architectural historian of the Gothic in England, topographer; earlier serious scholar of medieval architecture.
  • Curator of the Cook Collection, Doughty House and Flemish art scholar. Brockwell was the son of the Reverend Cannon J. C. Brockwell of Sheffield Cathedral. He was educated at St.