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Italian, 18th century, male.

Died 1714.

Painter, engraver, medallist.

Active around 1676 in Carpi and Modena. He was particularly adept at reproducing flowers and, as a result, was often asked to supply contemporary medal-makers with various designs for coins.

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Active in Valencia.

Painter, engraver (line-engraving).

Ascensio was a pupil at the Real Academia de San Fernando in Madrid, where he was appointed professor of engraving on metal in 1783 and later received the title of court engraver.

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French, 18th century, male.

Born possibly c. 1720, in Paris; died 1775.

Draughtsman, goldsmith, engraver (etching). Ornamental designs.

Babel entered the Académie de St-Luc in 1751.

New York (Metropolitan Mus. of Art): Design for a Cartouche (pen and ink wash)

Orléans: Two Seated Women...

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 3 August 1793, in Paris; died 10 June 1855, in Neuilly-sur-Seine.

Engraver, medallist, draughtsman. Coins, banknotes, postage stamps, seals.

Barre was apprenticed at the age of twelve to a carver, foundry worker and gilder. Four years later, he was drafted into the fire service in Paris, where he worked until ...

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Jorge Luján-Muñoz

Guatemalan painter, printmaker, and medallist. He entered the mint in 1795 as an apprentice engraver but on the recommendation of its director, Pedro Garci-Aguirre, also became Master Corrector at the Escuela de Dibujo de la Sociedad Económica de Amigos del País, Guatemala City, in 1796...

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Flemish School, 18th century, male.

Active in Mechelen during the second half of the 18th century.

Engraver, draughtsman, goldsmith.

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Born 1734, in Saragossa; died 1778, in Mexico.

Painter, engraver (line-engraving), medallist.

Francisco Casanova was a pupil of Carlos Casanova

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Bologna.

Draughtsman, engraver, sculptor.

Published a Raccolta di Cartelle Pubblicate per uso della gioventù studiosa with Panfili in 1795. He was also a goldsmith.

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French, 18th century, male.

Active in Paris at the beginning of the 18th century.

Draughtsman, engraver (burin).

Nicolas Chevalier is mostly known for the ornaments he designed for goldsmiths and for the 12 plates he contributed to the collection entitled Gallery of Master Girardon, the King's Sculptor-in-Ordinary...

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Dutch, 18th century, male.

Born 1712, in Amsterdam; died after 1770.

Engraver, draughtsman.

Juriaan Cootwycx's work ran to 175 sheets. His pencil drawing Seated Child Reading is known. He was also a goldsmith.