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Greek, 16th century, male.

Active in Nicaea before 1588.

Painter. History painting, portraits.

According to Zani, Adolus reproduced an old Byzantine painting dating from the 14th century, the Portrait of Epiphanias, Bishop of Constance.

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Alipi  

Russian, 11th – 12th century, male.

Died 17 August 1114.

Painter.

This artist was a monk who took his name from that of the monastery in the caves of Kiev. He painted images of the oldest saints, having learned his art from the Byzantine painters who decorated the monastery church in ...

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Italian, 13th – 14th century, male.

Active Lombard artist, active at around the same time as Giotto.

Fresco artist.

Andreino da Edesia was probably of Byzantine origin but biographers disagree about the artist. Zani refers to him from 1290 to 1310 and Lomazzo in 1330. The fresco of ...

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Angelus  

Italian, 13th century, male.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Venetian School.

Of Venetian origin. An Behold the Man ( Ecce Homo) in the Byzantine style is signed Angelus painted this ( Angelus pinxit).

Venice (Mus. Correr): Ecce homo (signed)

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2nd – 3rd century, male.

Active in the early Christian period.

Sculptor.

Ancient Roman.

Maetius Aprilis' name and the tools of his trade (hammer and chisel) are preserved on an epitaph in the Catacombs of Priscilla in Rome.

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Astrapa  

Serb, 13th – 14th century, male.

Painter.

This Byzantine artist was working around the end of the 13th and beginning of the 14th century. Employed as painter to the king Milutin, he had many assistants in his studio, including in particular his sons Entychios and Mikhail. A stylistic shift towards greater expression was discernible in the work emerging from their studio, dealing with subjects such as poetry, fables and religious history. Numerous frescoes are attributed to these artists, for instance ...

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Bertolt  

German, 11th century, male.

Active in Salzburg.

Miniaturist.

Although this artist worked in Salzburg, his work has the Byzantine traits of the Regensburg School.

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12th century, male.

Active in Padua in 1143.

Of Byzantine origin.

Painter.

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Daniel  

Italian, 12th century, male.

Fresco artist.

A Byzantine artist active in Brindisi about 1197.

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Italian, 13th century, male.

Activec.1227.

Born in Bologna.

Painter. Historical subjects, portraits.

Venetian School.

This artist was a member of the first association of painters formed in Venice by Byzantine painters.

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Italian, 13th century, male.

Active in Florence at the beginning of the 13th century.

Mosaicist.

A Franciscan, in 1225 he decorated with mosaic in the Byzantine style the annex tribune of the Baptistery of S Giovanni, Florence. This artist should not be confused with Jacobsz. de Turrina....

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Greek, 9th century, male.

Died 867, in Rome.

Painter.

This Greek painter of the Byzantine School suffered persecution under the iconoclastic Emperor Theophilus, who had him flogged for painting religious images. After recovering, the saint continued to paint pictures of the Virgin and Jesus.

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Lazarus  

9th century, male.

Born in Chazan.

Painter.

A monk, this artist worked for the Byzantine emperors in Constantinople. He received commissions mainly from the Emperor Theophilus and the Empress Theodora.

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Italian, 13th century, male.

Born 1216, in Arezzo; died 1293, in Arezzo.

Painter, sculptor, architect.

This artist, who in his time had a great reputation, belongs stylistically to the Byzantine School. He was Cimabue's oldest rival, but despite the latter's success he does not seem to have had the slightest influence on Margaritone. Vasari writes at length about this master and refers to a large number of his works in Arezzo and elsewhere that have since disappeared. Pope Urban IV summoned him to Rome and had him decorate the porch of the old basilica of St Peter. Among works by Margaritone are a ...

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Italian, 13th century, male.

Active Tuscan, active in the first part of the 13th century.

Sculptor.

Named after the architrave low relief of St John the Baptist on the porch of the Baptistery of Pisa. This sculptor's style shows very clear Byzantine influences.

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German, 16th century, male.

Painter.

Leipzig School.

Born in Saxony, this artist worked in Leipzig between 1510 and 1520. He acquired the name of 'Master of the Byzantine Madonna' on account of the Byzantine appearance of his paining of the Virgin. He was pre-eminent in the Leipzig School on the eve of the Reformation, and several of his works survive in the museum there and in Merseburg Cathedral, where there are two altarpieces, one dedicated to the ...

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Italian, 13th century, male.

Active in Spoleto (Umbria) in 1267.

Mosaicist.

There is a large mosaic in the Byzantine style by this artist on the façade of Spoleto Cathedral. It depicts Christ Enthroned, the Virgin and St John.

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Spanish, 16th century, male.

Died 1533, in Naples.

Painter, illuminator.

Antonio Vazquez worked for the monastery of Monteoliveto Maggiore near Siena, where he executed a Virgin and Child in Byzantine style.