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French, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1588, in Paris; died 8 November 1635, in Nantes.

Engraver (etching), engineer.

Bachot was the son-in-law of Chevalier Errard Le Vieux, and replaced him as the Architectural Commissioner in charge of fortifications and restorations in Brittany. He also left a work entitled: ...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Piacenza between 1655 and 1685.

Painter, fresco artist, engraver (burin), decorative designer.

Concluded his studies under Ferrante. Baderna is certainly responsible for a number of altarpieces in churches in his native city, including those in S Trinita, S Andrea and in the church of the Campagna at S Pietro d'Alcantara. In ...

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 4 June 1640, in St-Mihiel (Meuse), in 1637 according to some sources, in 1639 according to others; died 24 January 1711, in Paris, in 1709 according to some sources.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman, decorative designer, designer of ornamental architectural features...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1614, in Bologna; died 18 December 1678, in Modena.

Painter, decorative designer, engraver.

Baldassare Bianchi studied painting under A. Mitelli and engraving under S.B. Coriolano; he worked at the princely court of the d'Este family in Modena. He was much sought after as a decorative artist; his work including paintings in the choir of the church of S Agostino in Modena. Bianchi published several series of etchings, notably of architectural, heraldic and ornamental themes....

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German, 17th century, male.

Born 1640 or 1641, in Sangerhausen (Thuringia); died 1706 or 1707, in Dresden.

Painter, engraver (etching), draughtsman. Historical subjects, mythological subjects, figures. Wall decorations.

Bottschild was court painter and director of the Dresden academy of art. He painted many decorations, most notably ceilings, for the royal residences. There is a set of engravings after his artworks dated 1693....

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French, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1547, in Châlons-sur-Marne; died 1616, in Paris.

Engineer, draughtsman, engraver. Architectural views, topographical views.

Among Chatillon's works are a number of highly admired plates, including French Topography or representation of several cities, towns, châteaux, retreats, and restorations and remains of antiquities in the realm of France...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1634, in Sassuolo (Emilia-Romagna); died 1690, in Reggio.

Painter, decorative artist, engraver. Figures, perspectives, landscapes.

One of Jean Boulanger's finest pupils. He imitated his master's style wth skill, but his original compositions also show remarkable discernment in the choice and positioning of colours. A number of his paintings are to be seen in Reggio, as well as in galleries and churches in Modena. He is especially noted for his decoration of the cupola of S Vincenzo....

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German, 17th century, male.

Engraver, engineer.

He was active in Hamburg.

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 1606, in Nantes; died 25 May 1689, in Rome.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver, decorative designer, architect, writer. Historical subjects, mythological subjects. Wall decorations, designs for tapestries, medallions.

Charles Erard was his father's pupil, and at the age of 18 followed him to Rome where he undertook his serious studies. On his return to Paris the king awarded him a bursary to go to Rome and complete his education, where they arrived on ...

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Austrian, 17th century, male.

Active in Vienna.

Painter, engraver, engineer.