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42 Topic Pages Found in Art & Art History and starting with the letter S
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Sacchi, Andrea (1599 - 1661)

Italian painter and mosaicist. He represents the more classic aspect of the baroque style, based on the art of Raphael Sanzio , both in his own art


In general, a sarcophagus is a stone container that houses either another smaller coffin or a corpse. The word derives from the Greek words sarks,

Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925

US portrait painter. Born in Florence, Italy, of American parents, he studied there and in Paris, and settled in England in 1885. He quickly became a

Schiele, Egon, 1890-1918

( ā'gôn shē'lə ), 1890–1918, Austrian expressionist painter and draftsman, studied Vietta Academy of Fine Arts. Influenced by the French

Schongauer, Martin (1430 - 1491)

( mär'tēn shōn'gou-ər ), 1430–91, German engraver and painter, son of a goldsmith of Colmar, Alsace. Schongauer's only certain painting is Madonna of

Schwitters, Kurt (1887 - 1948)

Artist, typographer and poet. Born in Hanover, Germany. From 1909–14 studied at the Academy of Dresden, followed by a brief period at the Academy in

Open Sculpture

art of producing in three dimensions representations of natural or imagined forms. It includes sculpture in the round, which can be viewed from any

Seghers, Hercules (1589 - 1635)

Dutch painter and etcher. A pioneer of Dutch landscape, he was one of the first painters to break away from the Flemish Mannerist tradition and paint

Semper, Gottfried (1803 - 1879)

( gôt'frēt zĕm'pər ), 1803–79, German architect. Semper was among the most influential architects of the 19th cent. In his book Der Stil in den

Open Sendak, Maurice (1928 - 2012)
Sendak, Maurice (1928 - 2012)

1928–2012, American writer and illustrator of children's books, b. Brooklyn, N.Y. Largely self-taught, he has been widely acclaimed as the