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Swiss, 19th century, male.

Born 24 September 1800, in Winterthur; died 19 December 1872, in Winterthur.

Engraver, sculptor, medallist.

Son and pupil of the engraver Johann Aberli. His name crops up in Lyons in 1821 and Paris in 1823. Around 1825 to 1828 he worked in Winterthur. From ...

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Polish, 19th – 20th century, female.

Active in France.

Born in Lopatynka.

Sculptor, medallist. Busts.

A student of Falguière and of the medal engraver Daniel Dupuis, Iza Albazzi exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français in Paris from 1896 to 1923 and was honoured for medal engraving in ...

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Mark Jones

French medallist, engraver and illustrator. He was first apprenticed to the medallist André Lavau (d 1808) and then attended the Académie de Peinture et de Sculpture in Bordeaux. In 1786 he travelled to Paris and entered the workshop of Nicolas-Marie Gatteaux. His first great success was a large, realistic and highly detailed medal representing the ...

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 18 June 1828, in London; died 4 December 1905.

Sculptor, engraver, metal worker, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, figures. Busts.

Henry Armstead studied at the Royal Academy in London and became a member of the Academy in 1875. He exhibited a large number of busts and reliefs ...

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Flemish School, 19th century, male.

Born 6 October 1861, in Antwerp.

Engraver, sculptor, medallist.

Jules Baetes was the son of François-Ignace Baetes; he studied at the Antwerp academy and under the direction of the sculptor Vincotte.

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1856, in Birmingham; died 1939.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, silversmith. Landscapes.

Oliver Baker studied art under his father, Samuel Henry Baker, and at Birmingham School of Art. He worked in Stratford-upon-Avon and exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1883 to 1896...

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Belgian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 8 September 1768, in Namur; died 10 June 1826.

Architect, sculptor, engraver, metal worker.

Barbier studied first in Belgium before completing his studies in Antwerp at the studio of J. Verbekt. He was appointed sculptor of the king's buildings and lived for a time at the Louvre. His works include medallions of ...

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 6 May 1818, in Paris; died 29 December 1878.

Painter, medallist. History painting. Seals.

Albert Désiré Barre succeeded his father Jean-Jacques Barre as engraver-general at l'hôtel des Monnaies (Paris Mint) (1855). He studied under P. Delaroche at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and exhibited at the Paris Salon ...

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Flemish School, 19th century, male.

Born 2 March 1787, in Ghent; died 10 September 1832.

Engraver, metal worker.

Liévin de Bast was a pupil of Pieter Tiberghien and took over from him at his studio in 1810. In 1808 he was made a member of the society of arts and, a little later, curator of the medal office at the university and teacher at the academy. He was appointed archivist of Flanders in ...

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 1877, in Munich; died, died during World War I (1914-1918).

Worker in precious metals, metal worker, engraver. Jewellery.

Jugendstil.

Karl Johann Bauer learned metalwork, then worked in Munich for Rothmüller, Lohr & Steinicken. He also took lessons at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Munich. He taught metalwork at the Debschitz Schule, a school of applied art in Munich founded by Wilhelm Debschitz and Hermann Obrist in ...