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Dutch, 16th century, male.

Born 1526, in Leeuwarden; died between 1606 and 1609, in Antwerp.

Painter, architect, draughtsman, engraver, designer of ornamental architectural features, decorative artist, art restorer. Religious subjects, landscapes, architectural views, interiors, church interiors, gardens, decorative motifs (grotesques), models (buildings).

Prague School.

Hans Vredeman de Vries was a pupil of Cornelis Floris (Cornelis Cornelis de Vriendt) and studied painting in Amsterdam. He was a great traveller and went to Mechelen, to Antwerp in 1549 and again in 1562 and from 1575 to 1585 and then to Leipzig. In 1586, he went to Frankfurt and then Brunswick, where he was based until 1596. In 1591 he was in Hamburg. Between 1592 and 1595 he worked in Danzig (now Gdansk) where he designed the fortifications and some ornamental motifs and also decorated the town hall and a number of churches. Next he went to Prague (1596-1598), to the court of Rudolph II, and to Amsterdam and The Hague. He had two sons, Salomon and Paul, who worked with him....

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Flemish School, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1567, in Antwerp; died probably after 1630.

Painter, draughtsman. Interiors with figures, church interiors, architectural views.

Prague School.

The son of Hans, Paul Vredeman de Vries worked for Emperor Rudolph II in Prague. Working in collaboration with Josse van Winghen, he painted a work for the church of St Gery in Brussels....

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1587, in The Hague.

Painter. Landscapes, church interiors, architectural views.

Peeter de Vries may have been the son of Salomon de Vries.

Orléans: Church Interior

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1603, in Rotterdam; died end June 1637, in The Hague.

Painter. Religious subjects, architectural views, church interiors.

In 1624, Jan van der Vucht married Anne Gerrits and in 1632 settled in The Hague. He painted interiors, for which Palamedes often executed the figures....

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 9 November 1729 or or, in Paris; died 2 November 1798, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman (including wash/ink), engraver, architect. Historical subjects, church interiors, architectural interiors, landscapes, urban landscapes, architectural views.

Charles de Wailly studied under Blondel and Lejay. He became a member of the Académie Royale d'Architecture and exhibited at the Paris Salon between ...

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British, 19th century, male.

Active in London during the first half of the 19th century.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes, waterscapes, seascapes, architectural views.

George Walker exhibited in London, most notably at the Royal Academy, from 1792 to 1815.

London (Victoria and Albert Mus.): ...

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Dutch, 20th century, male.

Born 8 March 1886, in Amsterdam; died 1960.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes, urban landscapes, architectural views, still-lifes, flowers.

Weijand was a student at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam. He was influenced by the work of Le Fauconnier and Cubism....

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 15 January 1775, in Strigno (Veneto); died 1846, in Vienna.

Painter (?), engraver (stippling). Religious subjects, figures, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes, architectural views.

A pupil of Friedrich Heinrich Füger in Vienna, Davis Weiss lived in Italy before settling in Vienna. He engraved landscapes, portraits, genre subjects, religious subjects and also worked for almanacs. He engraved by stippling....

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British, 19th century, male.

Active from 1817 to 1849.

Painter. Church interiors, landscapes, waterscapes, architectural views.

Henry Mayle Whichelo was the son of C. John Mayle Whichelo. He exhibited in London from 1817 to 1844, notably at the Royal Academy (in 1817, 1818, 1823, 1832, ...

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British, 19th century, female.

Active in London during the second half of the 19th century.

Painter. Church interiors, architectural interiors, architectural views, urban landscapes, landscapes.

Georgiana Wilkinson exhibited in London from 1855 to 1876, notably at the Royal Academy from 1855 to 1857, then from 1865 to 1868...

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1617, in Alkmaar; died 1692, in Amsterdam.

Painter. Religious subjects, genre scenes, portraits, architectural views, church interiors.

Delft School.

Emanuel de Witte studied under Evert van Aelst. He gained his mastership in the guild of Alkmaar in 1636. He was mentioned in Rotterdam in 1639 and 1640. In 1641 he belonged to the guild of Delft. He settled in Amsterdam in 1652, where he died 40 years later....

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Flemish School, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1540 or 1548, in Bruges; died 1628, in Munich.

Painter, fresco artist, sculptor, architect. Religious subjects. Murals, designs for tapestries.

Nothing is known about Pieter de Witte's first teacher. He went to Italy in about 1559, when still very young, almost certainly with his father, the sculptor Elias Candid. According to tradition, Pieter de Witte was a close friend of Vasari who employed him in ...

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Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born c. 1464, in Treviglio; died 1526, in Milan.

Painter, sculptor, fresco artist, architect. Religious subjects, scenes with figures. Church decoration.

Lombard School.

Bernardino Zenale was a pupil of Vincenzo Foppa. He collaborated with Bernardo Butinoni on the majority of his known compositions, including the polyptych in the church in Treviso, the ...

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 6 February 1730, in Munich; died 14 November 1797, in Ehrenbreitstein.

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes, architectural views.

Januarius Zick was the son of Johann Zick, and the father of Conrad Zick. He apprenticed as a fresco artist with his father, although he did not perpetuate the visionary aspect of his father's decorations. He travelled to France in ...