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French, 11th century, male.

Active in Le Puy-en-Velay (Haute-Loire).

Sculptor.

Aldebertus was the son of Gunsmarus de Maximiaco and Marie. He was Prior of St-Romain-le-Puy (Loire) in 1017, and a pupil of the masters who built the abbey church of St-Martin d'Ainay in Lyons. He is supposed to have built the church of St-Romain-le-Puy....

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Italian, 11th century, male.

Active in Pisa.

Sculptor. Statues.

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Fotuh  

Spanish, 10th century, male.

Activec.976.

Sculptor.

In Cordova a façade capital on a house in the Carrera del Puente that has Moorish decoration carries the signature of this artist and the year 366 of the Hejira (976-977).

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Flemish School, 11th century, male.

Active in Liègec.1081.

Sculptor, illuminator.

This artist was a monk at the abbey of St-Hubert in the Ardennes.

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Giso  

Italian, 11th century, male.

Sculptor (wood).

This artist was also an priest at the cathedral of Camerino and is known from a wooden crucifix he made for this church.

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French, 10th – 11th century, male.

Born 10th century, in Vercelli, into a Swedish family; died 1031, in Fécamp.

Sculptor, architect.

Guillaume was the abbot of Ste-Bénigne, Dijon. In 1001 Guillaume drew the plans of the Ste-Bénigne church, of which now only the porch exists. He had many pupils and built, either with or without their help, the churches of Vézeley, Vermenton, Avallon, and the Benedictine church of Nantua....

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French, 11th century, male.

Born in Le Puy-en-Velay (Haute-Loire).

Sculptor, architect.

This artist was a monk in the abbey of La Chaise-Dieu. Among his works in Périgueux Cathedral is Tomb of St Front (1081), which is considered a masterpiece. Guinamand was under the protection of Canon Étienne Ithier or Ithérius....

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Hugo  

French, 10th century, male.

Sculptor, painter.

Active in Châlons-sur-Marne in 999, this artist decorated the city's cathedral. He may have been the abbot of the monastery of Montier-en-Der (Haute Marne).

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Jean  

10th – 11th century, male.

Born between 960 and 970, in Italy or in Greece; died 1016, in Liège.

Painter, sculptor, architect. Religious subjects. Church decoration.

Jean was employed by the emperor Otto III in 980 and 1002. He was rewarded for work on the chapel of Charlemagne by the gift of a bishopric in Italy. He returned to Germany, then went to Liège where he became a friend of the bishop Baldéric II, who encouraged him to decorate the choir of St James' Abbey. He built the church of St Andrew in Liège. This may be the same man as the painter Johannes who was working at this period at Nepi....

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Spanish, 11th century, male.

Sculptor (ivory).

The Museum of Burgos has a casket by this artist, dated 1026.

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Italian, 11th century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 9th century.

Sculptor, architect.

Nicolaus sculpted the low reliefs in the church of S Maria in Valle, Porclaneta, near Rosciolo, a church that he himself built.

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Italian, 11th century, male.

Born in Lombardy.

Painter, sculptor.

Nivardus worked in 1026 for the monastery and church of St-Benoît-sur-Loire.

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French, 11th century, male.

Born 985, in Sens.

Sculptor, goldsmith.

A monk in the monastery of St-Pierre-le-Vif, Odoranne fashioned a crucifix and reliquaries.

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French, 11th century, male.

Sculptor. Figures. Low reliefs.

Nîmes (Mus. Lapidaire): Warriors (low relief)

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Italian, 11th century, male.

Sculptor.

Romualdus sculpted a marble pulpit for Canossa Cathedral between 1078 and 1089.

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Sigo  

French, 11th century, male.

Active at Fougères in 1055.

Sculptor, illuminator (?).

Sigo was a monk.

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Tuotilo  

Swiss, 9th – 10th century, male.

Active in St Gall from 895 to 912.

Painter, architect, sculptor, goldsmith.

Tuotilo was a monk. There are two embossed bindings by him depicting God the Father, the Virgin and St Gall. He also carved ivory.

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Turcan  

Irish, 9th – 10th century, male.

Active from 880 to 920.

Sculptor.

Anglo-Irish School.

The low reliefs, crucifix and statues of the church of Clonmacnoise (Offaly) are attributed to him.

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French, 11th century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 9th century.

Sculptor.

Unbertus sculpted a capital with Scenes from the Apocalypse in the church of St-Benoît-sur-Loire.

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Italian, 11th century, male.

Active in Modena.

Sculptor.

Wiligelmo sculpted several statues for the façade of Modena Cathedral. An inscription on the façade shows that he was the principal sculptor. Undoubtedly the figures on the lower part of the façade, the Genesis panel and the jambs of the main porch are by him. These sculptures are in the pure Romanesque style characteristic of southern Europe, with its fairly low relief, thick-set and expressive figures, and narrative clarity in the scenes represented. Also attributed to his workshop are the sculpted parts of Cremona Cathedral, and we find the influence of this style as far away as Southern Italy, particularly in Bari....