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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Rome.

Born 1593, in Borgo San Sepolcro.

Painter, sculptor, engraver, art theorist. Religious subjects. Frescoes.

Served as Secretary to the Accademia di San Luca in Rome (founded by Zuccharo). In 1585, he published in Rome a benchmark Treatise on the Noble Art of Painting...

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Spanish, 15th century, male.

Born c. 1425 or 1430, in Cordova; died soon after 1498.

Painter. Religious subjects.

At present nothing is known about the Bartolomé Bermejo's life before around 1467; however, art historians have built up theories based on what is known of his later years. There are two salient features of the known part of his life: he travelled a great deal, so was international in outlook, and he was acquainted with Flemish technique and Italian painting. It is therefore tempting to think he must have travelled when he was younger. It has been suggested that he went to Valencia, Seville, Flanders and Italy. The presence of some of his works in Italy, in particular the ...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 7 June 1931, in Eatonton (Georgia).

Painter, draughtsman (including ink), collage artist, print artist, sculptor, collector, art historian. Religious subjects, figures, portraits, figure compositions, scenes with figures, landscapes. Designs for stained glass.

David C. Driskell earned a BFA at Howard University in ...

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Florentine School.

The Master of the Sherman Predella was active in Florence between 1420 and 1440. He was named by the art historian J. Pope-Hennessy in 1929, after the gift of a predella to Boston museum by Mr Sherman. R. Longhi described him as a contemporary of Masolino, and attributed several more works to this artist....

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Spanish, 15th century, male.

Painter. Religious subjects.

The art historian Chandler Rathfon Post identified two works by an unknown Aragonese artist in the church in Torralba de Ribota. One was a retable with 16 paintings illustrating the Life of St Felix, parts of which can be seen in the church sacristy. A second retable illustrates the ...

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Japanese, 16th century, male.

Painter.

Some art historians associate or rather identify Nobuharu with Hasegawa Tohaku (1539-1610), even though many details of the latter’s life are obscure. The name Nobuharu appears on several Buddhist portraits and paintings that are characterised by a very fine but slightly sentimental style. It is on account of this sentimentality that other art historians do not identify the two artists with each other....

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Painter.

Art historian Wilhelm Suida has identified Pseudo-Boltraffio as having been active between 1510 and 1530 and as having painted a Head of Christ at the Age of Two (in the President C. Castiglioni Collection in Venice), a Head of Christ at the Age of Twelve...

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born 1399, in Arezzo; died 1468, in Arezzo.

Painter. Historical subjects, religious subjects. Ornaments, frescoes, designs for stained glass.

Lazzaro Vasari was the great grandfather of the celebrated art historian. He was a friend and collaborator of Piero della Francesca. He seems to have painted ornamental works, but at the end of his career, he painted frescoes in Arezzo and Perugia. He also drew cartoons for stained glass projects, especially for the glass painter Fabiano Sassali....

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Polish, 20th century, male.

Born 24 February 1885, in Warsaw; died 17 September 1939, in Jeziory (Polesia), committed suicide.

Painter, photographer, art theorist, writer. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Symbolism, Magic Realism.

Formisci (Formist) Group.

Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz, son of the painter Stanislaw Witkiewicz, played an important role in a movement that revolutionised Polish art between the wars. He was a precursor of modern theatre, an art theoretician and philosopher. His spirit and his talent developed in the intellectual setting of the 'Young Poland' movement. He travelled to St Petersburg, Munich, London and particularly France on many occasions, and also took part in an anthropological expedition to Australia organised by Bronislaw Malinowski (...