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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 29 November 1869, in Philadelphia; died 16 March 1917.

Painter, sculptor, architect. Church decoration.

Harry Hanley Parker was also an architect. He decorated the Calvary Methodist Church, Philadelphia.

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Austrian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 27 February 1863, in Imst (Tyrol); died 29 March 1928, in Innsbruck.

Sculptor, architect. Religious subjects, figures.

Pircher produced numerous sculptures for Tyrolean churches.

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 7 March 1837, in Berlin; died 24 February 1928, in Berlin.

Painter. Religious subjects, landscapes, architectural views.

Possart was a pupil of Wilhelm B. Hermann Eschke and Hans F. Gude in Berlin. He travelled in various part of Europe and particularly in the south of Spain, whose Moorish architecture provided him with numerous subjects. He exhibited in London and Paris, where he received an honourable mention in ...

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 8 September 1950.

Painter. Religious subjects, figures.

Gil Pottier studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Aix-en-Provence and at the Université d'Arts Plastiques in Montreal. His compositions, architectural in style, in cool colours, present pallid, hieratic figures with strips of cloth loosely draped around them....

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 29 April 1854, in Leipzig; died 18 May 1922, in Dresden-Loschwitz.

Painter, sculptor. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, historical subjects, portraits, landscapes, architectural views.

Herman Prell was Walter Prell's brother and studied under Franz Theodor Grosse at the Dresden college of art, where he also taught. He took part in exhibitions in Berlin, where he gained honourable mentions in ...

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British, 20th century, female.

Born 29 March 1895, in Galashiels (Selkirkshire); died 7 January 1965, in Edinburgh.

Painter, watercolourist. Figures, portraits, interiors with figures, church interiors, landscapes, urban landscapes, architectural views, harbour scenes, still-lifes, flowers.

Anne Redpath was the daughter of a textiles designer. From 1913 to 1919 she attended the Edinburgh College of Art. She continued her training in Paris, Florence and Siena. When she got married she accompanied her husband, the architect James Beattie Michie, to France in 1920, and stopped painting to look after her family. In 1934 she returned to Edinburgh and took up painting again. Various academies presented her with awards. From 1919 onward she exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy exhibitions, but only showed her work there again regularly from 1935, and then practically every year until she died, each time with several works. She was elected to the Royal Scottish Academy in 1952. She also took part in many group exhibitions but mainly held solo shows. In her early career she produced mostly still-lifes, then later focused on landscape painting. She was active in Paris, the South of France, Italy, Spain, Brittany and Corsica. In her work she was clearly influenced by the inter-war School of Paris, and her painting is tasteful, decorative, and in a tradition somewhere between Maurice Brianchon and André Marchand. She was considered one of the most important Scottish painters of her time....

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Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 31 December 1859, in Málaga; died 3 February 1937.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes with figures, urban landscapes, waterscapes, architectural views, flowers.

Antoni Reyna was a student at the art academy in Málaga and a pupil of Joaquin Martínez de la Vega. He won a study grant to go to Rome and settled in Italy, making a number of trips to Venice whence he drew his inspiration...

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1842, in Marylebone (London); died 1942.

Painter, watercolourist. Religious subjects, architectural views.

Thomas Mattews Rooke trained at South Kensington School and at the Royal Academy Schools, London. In 1869 he joined Burne-Jones' studio to continue his training. He travelled to France, and visited Venice. He began to exhibit in London, notably at the Royal Academy and the Society of Painters in Watercolours in ...

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Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 29 January 1853, in Liège; died 16 February 1919, in Herstal.

Sculptor, medallist, draughtsman, designer of ornamental architectural features. Religious subjects, historical subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits. Statues, monuments, funerary monuments.

Joseph Louis Rulot studied at the royal academy of fine arts in Liège and subsequently taught there. He authored ...

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 14 May 1874, in Aiguillon; died 1940.

Painter, sculptor. Portraits, landscapes, architectural views, church interiors, architectural interiors.

Fernand Sabatte, a pupil of Gustave Moreau, taught at the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris. He exhibited in Paris at the Salon des Artistes Français, of which he was a member and where he was awarded an honourable mention in ...

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 19 January 1860, in Toulouse; died 5 June 1925.

Painter. Religious subjects, nudes, scenes with figures, genre scenes, interiors with figures, landscapes, urban landscapes, architectural views, church interiors.

Joseph Saint-Germier, a pupil of Cabanel and Bonnat, painted many pictures of Venice. He exhibited in Paris at the Salon des Artistes Français, of which he was a member from 1888. He was awarded an honourable mention in 1888, a travel scholarship in 1889, a bronze medal at the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1889, a second-class medal in 1894, and a gold medal at the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1900. He was made a chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 1896....

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1854; died after 1915.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Figures, scenes with figures, genre scenes, church interiors, landscapes, waterscapes, urban landscapes, architectural views.

Henry Thomas Schafer was active from 1873 to 1915. He was a member of the Royal Society of British Artists. He exhibited ...

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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born in Montanaro.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, genre scenes, architectural views. Murals.

The father of Oreste Silvestro, Giovanni Silvestro studied at the Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti in Turin. He executed work in some of the churches in Turin.

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Dutch, 20th century, male.

Born 2 January 1881, in The Hague; died 8 December 1921, in Laren.

Painter. Church interiors, genre scenes, interiors with figures, architectural views, still-lifes.

Snoeck was a pupil of F. C. Sierig.

The Hague (Gemeentemus.): Interior

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Austrian, 20th century, male.

Born 30 January 1878, in Meran (now Merano, Italy); died 24 June 1963, in Meran.

Sculptor, designer of ornamental architectural features. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, figures.

Hermann Steiner was the son of the sculptor Sebastian Steiner and husband of the painter Adèle Steiner-Perlemutter. He produced very intense sculptures and high-reliefs in wood, inspired by Late German Gothic, which are a mixture of the sacred and the profane. He portrayed women, satyrs and grimacing fauns in compositions full of figures and movement. He also carved religious subjects, and was best known for his cherubs and cupids. In addition, he decorated many pieces of furniture with carvings of fruit, scrolls, nymphs and masks. He took part in group exhibitions, including the ...

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Austrian, 20th century, male.

Born 12 December 1880, in Prague.

Painter, engraver, illustrator. Religious subjects, genre scenes, urban landscapes, architectural views.

Hugo Steiner-Prag studied at the Prague and Munich academies. He also worked as a bookbinder and theatrical director. He spent some time in Portugal, returning with many pictures. Among his illustrations, particularly notable are those for Andersen's ...

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Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 17 July 1874, in Turnhout; died 5 March 1937, in Alken.

Painter. Religious subjects, landscapes.

Taeymans was also an architect and writer. He belonged to the Jesuit order, and mainly painted Flemish landscapes and religious subjects.

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 23 March 1882, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist. Genre scenes, church interiors, architectural views, landscapes.

Pierre Jules Tranchant studied under Jean-Paul Laurens. He exhibited in Paris from 1903 at the Salon des Artistes Français, participating hors-concours from 1903. From 1907 he exhibited at the Salon des Indépendants, the Salon des Tuileries and the Fédération Française des Artistes. He also exhibited in Liège and abroad, in Brussels, Madrid, Saint Louis, Pittsburgh and Tokyo. Tranchant was awarded medals in ...

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Swiss, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 3 April 1874, in Baar.

Painter, sculptor. Religious subjects.

Utinger was a student at the academy in Dresden and was also an architect. He worked mainly in Silesia, where he did altar paintings and war memorials.

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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....