Patronage
Patronage is the support, encouragement, privilege, or financial aid that an organization or individual bestows to another. In the history of art, arts patronage refers to the support that kings, pope...
Steve Richmond (poet)
Steve Richmond (died October 21, 2009) was an American poet from Southern California whose notoriety comes primarily from his association with the mid-career of poet Charles Bukowski in the 1960s. He ...
Benjamin Hick
Benjamin Hick (1 August 1790 – 9 September 1842) was an English civil and mechanical engineer, art collector and patron. He was born at Huddersfield, and christened in the Independent chapel at H...
William Michael Rossetti
William Michael Rossetti (25 September 1829 – 5 February 1919) was an English writer and critic.
Born in London, he was a son of immigrant Italian scholar Gabriele Rossetti and his wife Fran...
Jakob Götzenberger
Jakob Götzenberger (Franz Jakob Julius Götzenberger, Heidelberg 4 November 1802 – Darmstadt 6 October 1866) was a German mural painter and portraitist, a pupil of Peter Cornelius. He spent much...
George S. Moore
George Stevens Moore (April 1, 1905 – April 21, 2000) was a chairman of Citigroup from 1967 to 1970.
Moore was born in Hannibal, Missouri and graduated from Yale University where he made mon...
Arthur Tatham
Arthur Tatham (1808–1874) — was a member of the Shoreham Ancients, a group of followers of William Blake.The second son of Charles Heathcote Tatham, an architect.Tatham and his brother Frederick Tath...
Arturo Vigna
Arturo Vigna (1863, Turin - January 30, 1927, Milan) was an Italian opera conductor who was particularly associated with the operas of Giuseppe Verdi.
Born in Turin, Vigna was trained at the Turin...
Mary Anderson (actress, born 1859)
Mary Anderson (July 28, 1859, Sacramento, California – May 29, 1940, Broadway, Worcestershire, U.K.) was an American stage actress. She was also billed as Mary Navarro during her silent film career.
Linda King
Linda King (born 1940) is an American sculptor and poet. She was the girlfriend of American writer Charles Bukowski for several years in the early 1970s.Linda King is a poet, playwright, and artist wo...
Robert Chester (poet)
Robert Chester (flourished 1601) is the mysterious author of the poem Love's Martyr which was published in 1601 as the main poem in a collection which also included much shorter poems by William Shake...
Evangeline Atwood
Evangeline Atwood (1906-1987) was an American historian, activist, and philanthropist. She was the co-founder of numerous organizations in Alaska, including the Alaska Statehood Association, the Ancho...
George Dempsey (teacher)
George Dempsey was a teacher of English at Belvedere College, Dublin, Ireland, who taught English to the writer James Joyce and later the poet Austin Clarke during the time they attended the Jesuit sc...
John Ruskin
John Ruskin (8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, also an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthro...