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British, 20th century, male.

Active in London.

Born 10 March 1903, in Braintree (Essex); died 21 November 1989, in Saffron Walden (Essex).

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, illustrator, printmaker, graphic designer. Military subjects, rustic scenes, landscapes, seascapes, harbour scenes, architectural views, church interiors. Decorative panels.

Edward Bawden studied at Cambridge School of Art ...

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1869, in Antwerp; died 1941, in Brussels.

Painter, sculptor, illustrator, poster artist. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes.

Art Nouveau.

Having first studied law, Ghisbert Combaz became a pupil at the academy in Antwerp and a professor at the Brussels academy. He spent most of his life in Antwerp, where he exhibited from 1886 onwards; he also exhibited in conjunction with the association of Art Nouveau artists known as the Libre Esthétique from 1897. As an art historian, he made special study of the art of the Far East. With their sinuous and undulating rhythm, the arabesques in his engravings and posters provide typical examples of the Modern Style....

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 10 April 1900, in Châteauroux; died 13 May 1989, in St-Aubin-Châteauneuf.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator, designer, poster artist, sculptor. Religious subjects, military subjects, battles, figures, nudes, figure compositions. Wall decorations.

Robert Falcucci trained in Paris at the École des Beaux-Arts and the École des Arts Décoratifs, and he was also taught by Cécile and Émmanuel Cavaille-Coll. In ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA fromc.1943.

Born 1901, in Chinon; died 2 September 1968, in New York.

Painter (including gouache), poster artist, draughtsman, pastellist, illustrator. Religious subjects, local scenes, figures, nudes, portraits, landscapes with figures, urban landscapes, still-lifes (flowers/fruit). Murals, designs for stained glass...

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British, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 1 August 1865, in London, to Scottish parents; died 5 January 1917, in London.

Painter, illustrator, poster artist. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, interiors with figures, still-lifes, flowers. Designs for stained glass.

Symbolism.

Isobel Gloag studied at the St John's Wood Art School and the Slade School in London, then in the studio of M.W. Ridley. She also studied with Raphaël Collin in Paris. She liked to illustrate scenes from old ballads and romances. Her style is similar to that of the Pre-Raphaelites. She suffered from health problems throughout her life. She was a member of the Ridley Art Club and exhibited at the Royal Academy from ...

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 12 May 1872, in Montauban; died 7 September 1931, in Montricoux.

Painter, fresco artist, engraver, illustrator, poster artist. Religious subjects, figures, portraits, urban landscapes.

Marcel-Lenoir's father was a jeweller and goldsmith and the artist himself learned to set stones and engrave metal. He moved to Paris at a very early age, earning his living as an engraver and lithographer....

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1931, in Nice; died 3 June 2005.

Draughtsman, painter (gouache), sculptor, engraver, poster artist, illustrator, designer. Religious subjects, figures, portraits. Postage stamps.

Raymond Moretti lived and worked in Courbevoie. After producing strictly figurative painting he undertook, around 1970, an enormous construction which he showed mainly in Paris in ...

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1883, in Nice, France; died 1971, in Liège.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator, poster artist. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes.

Jacques Ochs attended the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Liège until 1903, where he worked under the guidance of d'Heuer, de Witte and Carpentier. From ...

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Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active also active in France.

Born 20 January 1850, in Alcoy, near Alicante; died 14 April 1910, in Madrid.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator, poster artist. History painting, religious and mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes, still-lifes, landscapes. Murals.

Sala y Francés studied under his cousin Placido Francés and under Salustiano Asenjo at the Escuela de Bellas Artes in Valencia before settling in Madrid, where he initially complemented his studies by copying works by Goya and Velázquez. He went on to teach at the school of painting in Madrid from 1907....

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Spanish, 20th century, male.

Born 9 June 1899, in Madrid; died 4 January 1966, in Madrid.

Painter, illustrator, poster artist. Religious subjects, landscapes. Murals.

The grandson of Eduardo Rosales, Eduardo Santonja Rosales studied at the college of fine arts in Madrid. He ranks as an accomplished illustrator who also produced murals for a number of public buildings in Spain. His paintings include a notable ...

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Slovene, 20th century, male.

Born 1883, in Ljubljana.

Painter, print artist, graphic artist, illustrator, art writer. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes.

Hinko Smerekar studied in Vienna and Munich. He illustrated popular fiction and designed cartoons.

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British, 20th century, female.

Born 1888, in Battersea; died 28 July 1959.

Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist, poster artist, illustrator. Religious subjects, figures, scenes with figures, landscapes with figures, flowers, animals.

Margaret Winifred Tarrant was the daughter of the painter and illustrator Percy Tarrant, who encouraged and influenced her artistic development. She trained at Clapham School of Art and later, when already working as an artist, she continued her training at Heatherley School of Art. She participated in exhibitions at the Royal Academy in London from 1914 to 1927 as well as at the Royal Society of Artists in Birmingham....

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Spanish, 19th century, male.

Born 23 October 1835, in Saragossa; died 10 March 1905.

Painter, illustrator, poster artist. Religious subjects, military subjects, portraits, genre scenes. Murals.

Marcelino de Unceta y López studied at the fine arts academies in Saragossa and Madrid and at the studio of C. L. Ribera ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 19 October 1892, in Madrid; died 10 February 1946, in Tamatave, Madagascar.

Painter, poster artist, illustrator. Historical subjects, portraits, genre scenes. Wall decorations, church decoration, frescoes.

Raymond Pierre Virac was taught by Baschet, Schommer and Laparra at the Académie Julian and then by Ernest Laurent at the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris. He illustrated ...