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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 11 February 1763, in Toulon; died 28 February 1831, in Toulon.

Sculptor, draughtsman, art restorer. Religious subjects, seascapes. Decorative schemes.

Brun first studied sculpture at the workshop of the Port of Toulon, before moving to Rome in 1782, where he spent six months perfecting his art with the Roman masters of the day. With no means to support himself, he eventually returned to France. Two years later, influential patrons secured him a grant from the King, enabling him to study in Italy for a further four years. Upon his return to Toulon in ...

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1509, in Gandino near Bergamo; died 1579, in Madrid, in 1569 according to the Larousse Dictionary.

Painter, sculptor, draughtsman (including wash), architect, decorative artist, art restorer. Religious subjects, historical subjects, mythological subjects. Wall decorations, frescoes.

After a study trip to Rome, paid for by his protector Tobia Pallavicini, Giovanni Battista Castello (Il Bergamasco) produced a series of works in Genoa and Bergamo. His best-known works in Bergamo include the fresco ...

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1843, in Sapada; died 14 October 1888, in Solothurn.

Sculptor (wood).

Religious sculptures by Collé can be seen in Venice, Vienna, Innsbruck and Solothurn. He devoted himself mainly to the restoration of old wood-carvings.

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active in Florence 1579-1592.

Sculptor.

Jacopo di Zanobi Piccardi collaborated with Gio. Bologna on the Christ of Freedom altar in the church of S Martino in Lucca and on the restoration of the monastery of S Agata near Florence.

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Italian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active in Urbino.

Born 15 November 1759; died 25 May 1848.

Sculptor, painter, architect, art restorer. Religious subjects.

A pupil of Michelangelo Dolci, Francesco Rondelli succeeded his master as professor at the academy in Urbino. He carved a number of figures of angels in Urbino Cathedral as well as painting a ...

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Spanish, 19th century, male.

Born 24 November 1810, in Mataró; died 3 September 1877, in Cordova.

Painter, sculptor, art restorer. Religious subjects.

José Saló y Junquet was a pupil of Fr. Lopez, D. Campeny and S. Mayol. He produced paintings for Cordova Cathedral and the church of Adamuz....

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Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 25 June 1857, in Hamme; died 6 November 1927, in Louvain.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

Van Uytvanck was a pupil of Jean Baptiste Béthune. He worked mainly as a restorer of sculptures, especially for the churches in Louvain and Mechelen....

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Russian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 5 March 1856, in Omsk; died 1 April 1910, in St Petersburg.

Painter, draughtsman (charcoal/ink), watercolourist, illustrator, sculptor, designer, art restorer. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, allegorical subjects, figures. Murals, church decoration, theatre sets.

Symbolism.

Peredvizhniki (Association of Traveling Art Exhibitions), Golubaya Roza (Blue Rose), Abramtsevo Artists’ Colony...