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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1757, in Niort (Deux-Sèvres); died 1828.

Painter, copyist. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits.

His religious and mythological scenes and his portraits sometimes have a lyric quality reminiscent of Delacroix. He is also known for his Schemes for a New System for Promotion of the Arts...

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Hungarian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1850, in Dombóvár; died 1919.

Painter. Religious subjects, genre scenes, animals.

Szolnok Artists' Colony.

Julius Agghazy studied initially at the academy in Vienna, then with Alex von Wagner and subsequently in Paris with Munkácsy. He sent his first picture to the Budapest Exhibition when he was 24. He executed a series of religious paintings portraying ...

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1777, in Cremona; died 1857.

Painter, watercolourist, decorative designer, illustrator. Portraits, landscapes with figures, landscapes. Murals, church decoration, theatre decoration.

Agostino Aglio trained in Milan at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera. In 1803 he went to England to collaborate with William Wilkins, the architect, on a work concerning the antiquities of ancient Greece, which was published in ...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Painter, copyist. Religious subjects.

Lived on Capri around 1670 and is listed in the records of the Confraternità di S Rocco as having copied the paintings by Guido Reni that decorate the altar of S Rocco.

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British, 19th century, female.

Painter, watercolourist.

Mary Elisabeth Aglio exhibited in London in 1751 with a watercolour and a painting, Christ Entering Jerusalem.

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Giacomo Agnelli is known for three paintings: Madonna Surrounded by Angels, with Four Saints (1561), at S Francesco d'Acquaviva; Madonna Seated on a Throne with Two Saints beside Her (1565) in the church at Collina; and ...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Petitioned the mayor of Ripatransone in 1617, requesting authorisation to paint an altarpiece for the S Carlo Chapel in the town cathedral.

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Activec.1500.

Born probably, in Siena.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Geneva: Madonna

Siena (Accademia): a painting, attributed

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1819, in Sutri, near Rome; died 1888, in Rome.

Painter, fresco artist, decorative designer. Religious subjects, mythological subjects.

Eugenio Agneni was a pupil of Franc Coghetti, under whose direction he found work in 1832. In 1847 Pope Pius IX entrusted him with the production of the paintings for the Throne Room of the Quirinal. In ...

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects.

Squarcione School.

Paduan School.

In 1489 Agnolo Zotto painted a fresco of the Crucifixion in the old refectory of S Justine in Padua. He was the father of Andrea d'Agnolo.

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Russian, 19th century, male.

Born 9 January 1819; died 2 September 1869, in Vologda.

Painter. Religious subjects. Designs for mosaics.

A pupil at the academy in St Petersburg, Agofonov devoted himself to painting cartoons for mosaics from 1853 onwards, in particular those in the cathedral of St Isaac designed by K.-T. Neff and Beidemann....

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born 1418, in Florence; died before 1498, in Perugia.

Sculptor, architect. Religious subjects.

Florentine School, Perugian School.

The son of the weaver Antonio di Duccio, Agostino d'Antonio di Duccio produced works in marble and terracotta of the Della Robbia type. His earliest known works are four low reliefs in Modena Cathedral. While living in Florence in ...

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Lucca School.

In 1578, Agostino da Massa was commissioned to decorate the ceiling of the Liberta chapel in Lucca Cathedral. He is also responsible for the paintings in the vault above the cathedral's S Regolo altar.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Active in Pavia in 1491.

Born 15th century, in Pavia.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Pavia School.

Agostino da Montebello was a pupil of Leonardo Vidolenghi, whose daughter he married. However, as an artist he was closer to Borgognone. In 1491 he painted the great fresco of the ...

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Italian, 13th – 14th century, male.

Born in Siena; died 1350.

Sculptor. Religious subjects. Statues, monuments.

Sienese School.

Agostino di Giovanni was a product of the Pisani School. He married in 1310 and had two sons, Giovanni and Domenico, who were chosen as 'capomaestri' for the construction of Siena Cathedral. He often worked with the former....

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Active in Bologna.

Died 1469.

Painter. Religious subjects, figures. Decorative schemes, banners.

Bolognese School.

Agostino di Marsiglio received important commissions in Siena for a period of ten years. In 1442 he executed the decorative paintings for the chapels of S Giovanni and S Crescenzia. He also produced banners, standards and a crucifix, and two figures for the altar of the Nuova chapel....

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active in Florence during the 16th century.

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects.

Florentine School.

Agostino di Paolo was assistant to Fra Bartolommeo, whom he preceded at the Dominican monastery of S Marco (1493). Like his distinguished friend, he came under the influence of Savonarola and formed part of the group of young artists which included Baccio della Porte, Botticelli, Lorenzo di Credi and others, whom the reformer counted among his warmest supporters. He is believed to have assisted Fra Paolino in the execution of the fresco at S Spirito in Siena....

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Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1837, in Orihuela; died 1919, in Valencia.

Painter. Religious subjects, figures, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

Joaquim Agrasot y Juan trained under Francisco Martínez at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Carlos in Valencia, and he completed his studies in Rome....

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Spanish, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1773, in Haro; died 1843.

Sculptor. Religious subjects, mythological subjects.

Brother of Esteban Agreda, he became a member of the Real Academia de San Fernando in Madrid in 1827. The church in the Spanish town of Haro has three statues of saints sculpted by this artist. From ...

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active in Romec.1550.

Born in Forlì; died 1580, in Forlì.

Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman. Religious subjects.

Livio Agresti, a pupil of Perino del Vaga, belongs to the class of painters who continued the work of Raphael. He was often employed by Pope Gregory XIII to work on the major projects he undertook at the Vatican. An important fresco by Agresti can be seen on the grand staircase, portraying Philip of Aragon presenting his kingdom to Pope Eugene III....