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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born c. 1640, in Milan; died 1715, in Milan.

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects, portraits.

Studied under Carlo Francesco Nuvoloni, who taught him to paint with great facility, particularly frescoes. A painter with a lively imagination and sound technique, Abbiati was firmly established among the ranks of artists working at the time. In cooperation with Federigo Bianchi, he painted a ...

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Swiss, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 15 August 1666, in Sursee; died 1740.

Painter, glass painter. Religious subjects, genre scenes. Glass painting.

He was the most distinguished member of his family, and examples of his work - generally subjects taken from history or the Old Testament - are not uncommon. He also painted genre scenes....

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 9 December 1739, in Vienna; died 8 March 1799.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Known works by him include an altar painting for the old parish of Altlerchenfeldt (Vienna) and another for the church of Passeck (now Paseka) in Moravia.

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German, 18th century, male.

Born in Munich; died 1728.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

Son and pupil of Balthasar Ableitner. His most familiar works are a sculpted Seated Virgin above the doorway of the Bürgersaal in Munich and the altar in St Theresa's Chapel in Trinity church....

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Dutch, 18th century, male.

Sculptor. Religious subjects. Statues.

This artist carved a marble statue of the Virgin for the Catholic church in Amsterdam.

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Born 1744, in Madrid; died 1800.

Painter. Religious subjects.

A pupil of José Lope, Acevedo very soon surpassed his master. A large number of his religious paintings can be found in Madrid. They include a St Francis and St John the Baptist...

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French, 18th century, male.

Active in Toulon during the first half of the 18th century.

Born in Correns (Var).

Painter. Religious subjects.

Toulon School.

In 1718 Jean-Baptiste Achard painted Melchizedek Blessing Abraham in the Corpus Domini chapel at Toulon. In 1725 he painted the ceiling of the same chapel....

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German, 18th century, male.

Active in Villach (Carinthia) during the first half of the 18th century.

Painter. Religious subjects.

In 1735, he painted a St Veronica for St Peter's church.

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Born 1787, in Seville; died 1800, in Seville.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects.

Acosta died at the age of only 13, but even in so brief a career he was able to produce a number of works revealing extraordinary talent. These include a scene from ...

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Polish, 18th century, male.

Active in Galicia and in Podolia towards the end of the 18th century.

Draughtsman, engraver (line-engraving). Religious subjects.

Two engravings by J. Adam are known: one depicting St Anthony at Kamieniec in Podolia, the other portraying the Archbishop of Halic. These works are signed ...