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Russian, 20th century, male.

Active in France.

Born 18 February 1912, in Baku.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver, decorative designer. Religious subjects, figures, nudes, scenes with figures, landscapes, seascapes, architectural views, still-lifes, animals. Designs for tapestries, designs for mosaics, murals, church decoration.

A self-taught artist of Armenian origin, George Akopian went to France in ...

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Japanese, 20th century, male.

Born 1895, in Matsue (Shimane Prefecture); died 1997.

Painter, engraver (wood). Religious subjects, nudes.

Sosaku Hanga.

The grandson of an architect and son of a carpenter, Hiratsuka graduated from Matsue Commercial School before studying Western painting with Ishii Hakutei and Umehara Ryuzaburo and woodblock printing with Igami Bonkotsu. He exhibited woodblock prints in the ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 29 August 1892, in St-Mars-du-Désert, Brittany; died 1982.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, lithographer, illustrator. Religious subjects, portraits, interiors, landscapes, architectural views, still-lifes, flowers. Church decoration, frescoes.

Albert Lemasson entered the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris in 1919 and became a pupil of Fernand Cormon training for fresco painting with Paul Baudoin. He travelled in France, Italy and Spain....

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1915, in Roanne (Loire).

Painter, lithographer. Religious subjects, figures, seascapes, architectural views, flowers.

René Margotton studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris from 1945 to 1946 and in the studio of Fernand Léger from 1948 to 1949. He received first-class mentions at the Grand Prix de Picardie and the Grand Prix de Sarreguemines.In Paris, he has exhibited at the Salon of the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, the Salon des Artistes Indépendants, the Salon de la Jeune Peinture, the Salon Comparaisons, the Salon Populiste, the Salon de la Marine, the Salon des Vikings and the Salon International du Jazz. His work appeared in the exhibition ...

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Dutch, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 25 February 1874, in Amsterdam; died 1943.

Painter, engraver (etching), lithographer. Figures, portraits, scenes with figures, church interiors, architectural interiors, animals, landscapes with figures, landscapes, still-lifes.

Martin Monnickendam studied in Amsterdam and in Paris. Examples of his work featured at ...

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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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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....