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Christiane Andersson

German painter, printmaker, draughtsman and stained-glass designer. Such contemporaries as Jean Pélerin (De artificiali perspectiva, 1521) and the Alsatian humanist Beatus Rhenanus in 1526 counted him among the greatest artists of his time. In the opinion of specialists today, Baldung’s work places him only half a step behind Grünewald, Dürer and Hans Holbein the younger. A prodigious and imaginative artist of great originality, versatility and passion, Baldung was fascinated with witchcraft and superstition and possessed a desire for novelty of subjects and interpretation that sometimes borders on the eccentric. The new themes he introduced include the supernatural and the erotic. He was the first to show the erotic nature of the Fall in his chiaroscuro woodcut of ...

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1588, in Haarlem; died 1631, in Haarlem.

Painter, glass painter, engraver, draughtsman. History painting, portraits.

In 1617 Jan Bouckhorst painted a stained glass window, which was given to the bailiff of Noordwijk. In 1623 he designed the coats of arms for the church at Woudrichem. His most important work appears to have been a ...

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South Netherlandish painter, sculptor, architect and designer of woodcuts, stained glass and tapestries. Son of the Deputy Mayor of the village of Aelst, he was married twice, first to Anna van Dornicke (d 1529), the daughter of the Antwerp painter Jan Mertens, who may have been his teacher; they had two children, Michel van Coecke and ...

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Flemish School, 16th – 17th century, male.

Active in 's Hertogenbosch.

Glass painter, draughtsman, engraver.

In 1616, Jan van Diepenbeek produced eight stained glass windows in Roermond, the Netherlands, depicting the life of Mary. The windows were destroyed by fire in 1665. He was the father of Abraham Van Diepenbeeck and the son of Roelof Gysbertsz. van Diepenbeeck....

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1586, in Harlingen; died 1634.

Painter, glass painter, engraver.

Pieter van Harlingen Feddes usually signed his works P. Harliensis. His engravings of portraits and historical subjects total 119 pieces.

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Christiane Andersson

Swiss draughtsman, goldsmith, die-cutter, engraver, woodcut and stained-glass designer, painter and glass painter. He was the most original and gifted artist of the early Renaissance in German-speaking Switzerland. His highly imaginative drawings, created as independent works of art, are works of exceptional quality, vitality, expressiveness and often humour. For northern European art, Graf played an important role in the liberation of drawing from its traditionally subsidiary status as preparatory study for works of art in other media....

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1612, in Amsterdam or in Haarlem; died 8 April 1672, in Amsterdam or in Haarlem.

Painter, glass painter, engraver. Historical subjects, figures.

Pieter Janssen was a pupil of Jan van Boekhorst. He worked for the military court and received the sum of 248 florins for this work in ...

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Renate Baumgärtel-Fleischmann

German painter, draughtsman and designer. He ran a painting and woodcarving workshop in Bamberg from 1465, his main patrons being the town of Bamberg and the bishop’s court. Although he was generally commissioned to supply objects for everyday use, these have not survived; nor have the stained-glass windows for which he made preliminary drawings. Extant works based on his designs include a carved stone coat of arms (...

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 1603, in 's Hertogenbosch; died 1668, in Antwerp.

Glass painter, draughtsman, engraver.

Jean de La Barre was the son of Antoine Barre. He lived in Amsterdam, where he came under the influence of Goltzius. He was a freeman of the Guild of St Luke in Antwerp in February ...

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1577, in The Hague, in 1568 according to some sources; died 1656, in The Hague, in 1627 according to some sources.

Painter, glass painter, engraver (etching). History painting, portraits, group portraits.

Van der Maes studied under Van Mander and visited Italy, where he was known as Everardo Quirini. From ...