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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1754, in Norwich, baptised 5 June 1754; died 21 or 6 December 1828, in Hatfield, in very reduced circumstances.

Engraver (etching and stippling), illustrator, printmaker, draughtsman. Portraits, architecture, mythology, religious subjects.

The son of John Baldrey the Elder, John Baldrey the Younger entered the Royal Academy School to study engraving in ...

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1890, in Ferrara; died 1972, in Appiano Gentile.

Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist, illustrator. Mythological subjects, historical subjects, figures, portraits, nudes, landscapes, urban landscapes, architectural views. Murals, designs for mosaics, frescoes, church decoration.

Futurism, Novecento Italiano.

School of Milan.

Virgile Funi (known as Achille) studied at the Dosso Dossi Institute in Ferrara, then at the Brera Accademia di Belle Arti, in Milan, from 1906 to 1910, where he was a student of Tallone. In 1912, he founded the 'perifuturist' group ...

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Danish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1848, in Copenhagen; died 1912.

Painter, watercolourist, illustrator. Interiors, landscapes with figures, urban landscapes, architectural views, ruins, interiors, church interiors.

Copenhagen: View of St Mark's in Venice; View of the Villa Borghese in Rome

Copenhagen (Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek): View of the Tomb of A.J. Varstens in Rome...

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British, 20th century, male.

Born 1877, in Manchester; died 1930, in Bromborough.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Local scenes, landscapes, architectural views, church interiors.

Orientalism.

Augustus Osborne Lamplough trained at Chester School of Art and taught in Leeds from 1898 to 1899. He travelled and painted extensively in Algeria, Morocco and Egypt. He exhibited in London and throughout Britain, as well as in the USA (notably New York, Philadelphia and Buffalo). Lamplough's early works are cathedral interiors and architectural views of Venice. Following his journey to the Middle East, he painted desert views, the Nile (particularly reflections in the water at sunrise or dusk) and market scenes. His watercolours are characterised by his use of ochre, buff and beige tonalities, evocative of the desert sands and skies. Several of his watercolours have been published as book illustrations: ...

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 19 March 1715, in Paris; died 24 March 1759, in St Petersburg, Russia.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator, engraver (etching). Religious subjects, mythological subjects, architectural views.

Le Lorrain studied under Dumont le Romain. He won first prize in painting in 1739, was approved by the Académie des Beaux-Arts on ...

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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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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1769, in London; died 29 May 1843, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes, church interiors, architectural views.

William Henry Pyne studied under Henry Pars at the Shipley School in The Strand London and went on to exhibit at the Royal Academy in ...

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1801, in Colnbrook (Berkshire); died probably in 1879, in Windsor.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Genre scenes, interiors with figures, church interiors, architectural views.

Samuel Rayner was first and foremost a watercolorist. He showed his works - primarily architectural compositions - at various exhibitions in London between ...

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French, 17th century, male.

Active in Rheimsc.1628.

Born in Rheims.

Engraver, draughtsman, copyist. Religious subjects, genre scenes, scenes with figures, landscapes, architectural views.

Nicolas de Son is a little-known artist whose work has yet to be researched. He etched and engraved with the burin. He engraved copies of etchings by Jacques Callot.He featured in the thematic collective exhibition ...

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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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Flemish School, 16th century, male.

Active in Italy.

Born 1523, in Bruges; died 2 November 1605, in Florence.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, genre scenes, landscapes, architectural views. Murals, designs for tapestries.

Antwerp School.

A pupil of Pieter Aertsen in Antwerp, Van der Straet was a guild master at Antwerp in 1545 and worked in Lyons for Corneille de la Haye. He then went to Venice and Florence, where he worked for the Medici family and met Vasari. John of Austria summoned him to Naples, and he then returned to Florence. He is thought to have returned to Flanders around 1576-1578....