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German, 19th century, male.

Born 3 February 1823, in Mühlheim-am-Rhein; died 23 March 1904, in Helenaberg, near Sinzig.

Painter, fresco artist, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits.

Initially a pupil of Karl Sohn and Schadow at the academy in Düsseldorf (1839-1844), Karl Andreae subsequently went to Rome in ...


French, 19th century, male.

Born 12 December 1821, in Penouillet; died 30 January 1892, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator. Religious subjects, figures, landscapes, animals.

Pierre Andrieu studied under and collaborated with Eugène Delacroix, working at the Château de Guermantes and restoring Delacroix's ceiling in the Apollo Gallery in the Louvre. He made a major contribution, alongside his mentor, to the decoration of the former Hôtel de Ville in Paris. Preliminary studies and sketches for this project now in the Hôtel de Ville attest to his ability. Andrieu also produced a large number of small paintings, watercolours and pen-and-ink studies, typically of lions and tigers. He was a prolific book illustrator, often in the form of pen-and-ink drawings which betray a highly sensitive touch. His drawings are of particular interest. Béraldi also makes particular reference to his small but attractive ...


Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1514, in Verona; died 1575.

Painter, fresco artist, engraver. Religious subjects.

Battista Angolo del Moro lived in the second half of the 16th century. He was a pupil of Torbido and perhaps also of Titian, whose style he imitated.

His work consists primarily of church and palace decoration. Of the works of his early years a fresco of ...


Italian, 16th century, male.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, mythological subjects.

Venetian School.

Marco Angolo del Moro was Venetian. He was taught by his father, Battista Angolo, and assisted him in his work. A painting of All Saints' Day, dated 1570 and signed by the artist, which was originally in S Bartolomeo on Murano, is now in the Accademia in Venice. In Verona there is a copy by the artist of the ...


Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Romec.1775.

Painter, engraver (burin), sculptor. Religious subjects. Statues.

Antonelli's work includes Halt During the Flight into Egypt (after Maratti), Christ on the Mount of Olives (Correggio), a Madonna and Child (Trevisani), and copies of various statues from the basilica of St Peter's....


French, 20th century, male.

Born 1 March 1942, in Montluçon (Allier).

Painter, collage artist, engraver. Religious subjects. Murals.

Jean-Louis Arbaretaz was a pupil at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, where he was awarded the second Grand Prix de Rome for engraving in 1966. Primarily an engraver, he frequently took religious themes for his subject matter, in a dark, even disturbing chromatic and psychological climate....


Dutch, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 11 September 1738, in Dordrecht; died 22 April 1805, in Dordrecht.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, genre scenes, landscapes with figures.

Jan Arends was the son of a surgeon and brother of the poet Rœlof. He was a pupil of Ponse. The artist spent a number of years in Amsterdam before moving to Middelburg and finally to Dordrecht, where he spent the final years of his life. Arends enjoyed an equal reputation as a painter and an engraver and was noted for his skill in perspective. A number of drawings by him were engraved by H. Immink and others; he also made etchings of various views of the province of Zeeland (...


French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Painter, lithographer. Religious themes, genre scenes.

P. Aressy exhibited portraits at the Salons of 1897 and 1901.

St-Nazaire (Mus. Municipal): Burial of a Sailor (print)


French, 19th century, male.

Born 1 January 1826, in Paris; died 10 July 1895, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver. Religious subjects, military subjects.

Édouard Armand-Dumaresq studied under Thomas Couture and started exhibiting at the Paris Salon in 1851, quickly abandoning religious themes in favour of military subjects. He accompanied French troops to Algeria and Italy, recording uniforms for the War Ministry, such as the dress uniforms of the Imperial Guards. His canvases record battles waged by Napoleon I and episodes from the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-1871. Seconded to the USA between 1870 and 1872, he subsequently painted scenes from the American War of Independence, including ...


British, 20th century, male.

Active also active in the USA.

Born 1881, in Ringwood (Hampshire); died 1972.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, engraver (etching), illustrator. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, genre scenes, portraits, landscapes, still-lifes.

Having studied at the Birmingham School of Art, Armfield went on to study in Paris with Raphael Collin, Dauchez and Prinet. From ...


British, 19th century, male.

Born 18 June 1828, in London; died 4 December 1905.

Sculptor, engraver, metal worker, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, figures. Busts.

Henry Armstead studied at the Royal Academy in London and became a member of the Academy in 1875. He exhibited a large number of busts and reliefs ...


Spanish, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1630, in Villanueva de los Infantes; died 12 January 1703, in Seville.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects.

Arteaga y Alfaro studied painting with his compatriot Valdés Leal and became a reasonably proficient artist under his tutelage, given that he lacked any great talent. From ...


German, 18th century, male.

Born 28 September 1686, in Benediktbeuren (Bavaria); died 1739, in Weltenburg Convent.

Painter, fresco artist, engraver, draughtsman, decorative designer. Religious subjects.

Son of the painter Hans Georg Asam. After learning the basics of his art he moved to Rome where he studied for several years before being awarded the coveted Accademia di San Luca Prize in ...


Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born c. 1474, in Bologna; died 1552, in Bologna.

Painter, sculptor, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits. Miniatures.

Bolognese School.

Amico Aspertini was the younger brother of Guido Aspertini. He studied with E. Roberti Grandi and Lorenzo Costa but appears to have developed his style mainly from visiting the great art centres of Italy. From ...


German, 19th century, male.

Born 2 April 1831, in Innsbruck.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects. Designs for stained glass.

Studied at the academy of art in Munich where he was taught by Professors Joseph Schlotthauer and Johan Georg Hiltensperger. His first composition was Christmas for the collection of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. While living in Vienna he painted several altarpieces under the guidance first of Eugene de Blaas and later of Joseph von Furhrich. He moved to Munich where his painting ...


French, 19th century, male.

Born 31 October 1789, in Nice; died 2 May 1858, in Paris.

Draughtsman, lithographer. Religious subjects, portraits.

Hyacinthe Aubry-Lecomte, born plain 'Aubry', added the suffix Lecomte on his marriage to a lady of that name, arrogating in the process a suggestion of nobility. He started out as an employee in the French Finance Ministry, but his interest in composition inspired him to enroll in Girodet's atelier at the École des Beaux-Arts, where he quickly made a name for himself. He started exhibiting in ...


Flemish School, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1663, in Ghent; died 1743, in Ghent.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes with figures.

After working with Mierhop and Hans van Cleef, Audenaerd went to Rome where he worked under the direction of Carlo Maratti. He experimented with engraving, and when he showed his efforts to Maratti the latter encouraged him to take it up as his speciality. The artist followed his advice and with Maratti's guidance he established an excellent reputation as an etcher and line engraver. Audenaerd reproduced many of Maratti's works; he specialised in reproductions of paintings but was equally successful with portraits. He returned to his native town of Ghent after an absence of 37 years and, interestingly, returned to painting with youthful enthusiasm, executing a number of important works after Maratti for the churches, convents and monasteries of Ghent. His chief works include ...


French, 19th century, male.

Born October 1787, in St-Valéry-en-Caux (Seine-Maritime).

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, genre scenes.

Adrien Victor Auger was an etcher whose work was exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1810, 1824 and 1832.

Monaco, 17 June 1989: Crucifixion (metal, 29 × 22 ins/73.5 × 55 cm) ...


Spanish, 17th century, female.

Active also active in Portugal.

Born c. 1630, in Seville; died 22 July 1684, in Obidos, Portugal.

Painter, engraver (burin). Religious subjects, portraits, still-lifes (including fruit).

Josefa de Ayala was a pupil of her father, the landscape painter Balthazar Gomez Figueira, whom she joined in Portugal around ...


Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1646, in Bergamo; died 1719.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects.

Studied for a time with Giacomo Cotta before continuing his studies in Paris and Venice. According to Tassi, he was responsible for the etching of Jesus in the Temple in the church of S Rocco. He later settled in his native Bergamo, where he decorated several churches....