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ID: 500028697
 
Record Type: Person
Bell, Robert Anning (English painter and printmaker, 1863-1933)

Note: Bell was trained as an architect. He traveled to Paris and Italy. He belonged to the group of artists-craftsmen who worked in the last of the Pre-Raphaelite movement. He painted in oil and watercolour and was among the pioneers of the revival of the use of tempera. In addition, he worked as an illustrator and in stained glass and mosaic. He is best known for bas-reliefs in colored plaster and for Belle-Epoque studies of female figures and allegorical scenes.

Names:
Bell, Robert Anning (preferred,V,index)
Robert Anning Bell (V,display)
Anning-Bell, Robert (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
printmaker
decorative artist
architect
watercolorist
oil painter
draftsman

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)
Died:  London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
colleague of ....  Frampton, George James  shared a studio
......................  (British sculptor and decorative artist, 1860-1928) [500115160]
master of ....  Art Workers' Guild  1921
................  (English group of artists, designers, architects, and craftsmen, established 1884) [500117045]
member of ....  Art Workers' Guild  
................  (English group of artists, designers, architects, and craftsmen, established 1884) [500117045]
spouse of ....  Bell, Laura Anning  
................  (English painter and draftsman, 1867-1950) [500013067]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Bell, Robert Anning (I)

Biographies:
(English painter and printmaker, 1863-1933) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British artist, 1863-1933) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, 1863-1933) ..... [WCP]
(British painter, printmaker, 1863-1933) ..... [BHA]
(English decorative artist, 1863-1933) ..... [Grove Art]
(British artist, 1863-1933) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Sources and Contributors:
Anning-Bell, Robert ........ [VP]
.........................................  National Portrait Gallery, London [online] (2002-)
Bell, Robert Anning ........ [BHA Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.......................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
.......................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.......................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) Accessed 08/07/2002.
.......................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Robert Anning Bell ........ [VP]
.....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [BHA, Grove Art, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) Accessed 08/07/2002.
....................  National Portrait Gallery, London [online] (2002-)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 7 Aug 2002.
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