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ID: 500016416
 
Record Type: Person
Rimmer, William (American sculptor, painter, and writer, 1816-1879)

Names:
Rimmer, William (preferred,V,index)
William Rimmer (V,display)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
British (modern)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
sculptor
writer  ....  author of Elements of Design (1864) and Art Anatomy (1877)
director (administrator)  ....  of the School of Design for Women at Cooper Union in New York

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Liverpool urban district (England, United Kingdom) (unitary authority)
Died:  Massachusetts (United States) (state)

Events:
active:   from 1818  United States (North and Central America) (nation)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
teacher of ....  French, Daniel Chester  
..................  (American sculptor, 1850-1931) [500009434]
teacher of ....  La Farge, John  
..................  (American painter and author, 1835-1910) [500022926]
teacher of ....  Pope, Alexander  Pope studied sculpture with Rimmer
..................  (American painter and sculptor, 1849-1924) [500021754]
teacher of ....  Vinton, Frederick Porter  
..................  (American painter, 1846-1911) [500012232]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Rimmer, William (I)

Biographies:
(American sculptor, painter, and writer, 1816-1879) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American sculptor, 1816-1879) ..... [Grove Art]
(American artist, 1816-1879) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(American artist, 1816-1879) ..... [WCI]
(American artist, 1816-1879) ..... [WCP]
(American painter, 1816-1879) ..... [PROV]
(Not provided) ..... [GRLPSC]
(American sculptor, painter, 1816-1879) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Rimmer, William ........ [BHA Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
................................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Witt Library, Authority files
William Rimmer ........ [PROV, VP]
..............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Fielding, Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors, Engravers (1987)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 6 Nov 2002
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
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