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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1616, in Beverwijk; died August 1677, in Haarlem.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, genre scenes, interiors with figures, hunting scenes, landscapes, urban landscapes, waterscapes, seascapes, animals.

Thomas Wyck was his father's pupil. He spent time in Italy, especially in Naples where he made numerous drawings. He then returned to Haarlem where he enjoyed great success and is cited as dean of his guild in 1660. He went to England following the restoration of the monarchy in the same year. In Holland he was successful as a painter of seascapes, fairs, markets and views of towns. In London he painted a number of views of the city, both before and after the Great Fire of 1666. He painted interiors, alchemists and philosophers in their studies, then later turned to the depiction of hunting scenes, extensive landscapes, and animals. He is also known to have produced 21 etchings....

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Russian, 19th century, male.

Born 4 August 1793; died 1858, in Moscow.

Painter, lithographer.

Aleksandr Yastrebilov painted portraits and religious images. In 1830 he opened a lithography studio in Moscow. Among his mentioned lithographed works are portraits of the doctor M.G. Pavlov, General Volkov of the Gendarmerie...

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active in Lucca.

Born 1524, in Lucca; died after 1587.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, portraits.

Lucca School.

Lorenzo Zacchia the Younger was an imitator of Zacchia di Antonio and Fra Bartolomeo. His Madonna and Child with St Louis and the Apostle St John...

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1849, in Radépont, Normandy; died 1915, in Paris.

Painter, pastellist, lithographer. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes. Murals.

Ernest Zacharie studied with Gustave Morin at the École des Beaux-Arts in Rouen, and then with Antoine Guillemet. He taught at the École des Beaux-Arts in Rouen. He painted portraits and religious subjects as well as a number of murals in Rouen, notably in the secondary school. Zacharie made his début at the Salon in ...

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Spanish, 19th century, male.

Painter, engraver.

Eusebio Zarza was a pupil at the Academia in Madrid. He exhibited religious paintings, wood carvings and lithographs from 1856 to 1881.

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Austrian, 19th century, male.

Born 1826, in Jablonec (Bohemia); died 1863.

Painter, lithographer.

Ivan Zasche executed religious paintings and portraits for noble Bohemian families.

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1881, in Detroit (Michigan); died 1969, in Seattle (Washington).

Painter, engraver (dry-point). Religious subjects, local figures, local scenes, landscapes. Murals.

Eustace Paul Ziegler studied at the Detroit Museum of Art, at Yale University, and with Ida Marie Perrault. In 1909...

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 16 March 1804, in Langres (Haute-Marne); died 25 December 1856, in Paris.

Painter (including glass), fresco artist, engraver, lithographer, potter. Religious subjects. Murals.

Ziegler was a pupil of François Joseph Heim and of Ingres. He exhibited his early works in 1828 and 1829. He went to Italy in 1830 and stayed in Venice, following which he went to Munich where he learned fresco painting with Peter von Cornelius. He returned to Paris via Belgium. Ziegler was curator of the Musée de Dijon and director of the École des Beaux-Arts in Dijon....

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Austrian, 20th century, female.

Born 1889, in Vienna; died 1927, in the Indies.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, landscapes, still-lifes.

Katharina Zirner was a pupil of Anton Faistauer and was influenced by Frieda Salvendy.

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 25 April 1772, in Strasbourg; died 7 December 1811, in Perugia, Italy.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman. History painting, religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes.

Zix was a 'soldier-painter' of humble origins. His career began in an official capacity in 1805, when he became the protégé of the Emperor and Vivant-Denon. He exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1810....

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 23 May 1681, in Modena; died 22 February 1767, in Rome.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits.

Jacopo Zoboli painted altar pictures and portraits. He is also said to have made a series of 15 etchings of the deeds of St Aloysius Gonzaga....

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Great Britain.

Born 15 August 1702, in Pitigliano; died 30 December 1788, in Florence.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, figures, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, landscapes with figures.

Florentine School.

Francesco Zuccarelli first studied with Paolo Anesi in Florence, then with Giovanni Marco Morandi and later with Pietro Nelli in Rome. Beginning as a history painter, he turned to landscape, producing decorative countrysides with interesting figures in the style of Claude Lorraine, but creating a manner of his own which made his name well known. After a period in Venice, where he was influenced by the work of Mario Ricci, he travelled through Germany, France and Holland to England. He spent five years in London, returned to Venice for a while and then in ...

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 9 January 1679, in Venice; died 1740, in Dresden (?).

Painter, engraver (burin/etching), decorative designer. Religious subjects, historical subjects, costume studies.

Andrea Zucchi was a brilliant scene painter and went to Dresden in this capacity in 1736. He made engravings of religious and historical subjects after the best painters in Venice, and designed costumes....

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Flemish School, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1510, in Liège; died 1567 or 1575, in Frankfurt am Main (?).

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits.

The grandson of Lambert Zutman I, he was a pupil of Lambert Lombard who was his brother-in-law through his second wife, giving rise to confusion between the two men....

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Dutch, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 16 May 1862, in The Hague; died 11 December 1931, in The Hague.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver (etching). Religious subjects, local figures, genre scenes, landscapes with figures, still-lifes, flowers, animals.

Willemus de Zwart studied at the Academie van Beeldende Kunsten in The Hague and under Jacob Maris. He exhibited in Paris, where he secured an honourable mention at the Exposition Universelle of ...