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British, 18th century, male.

Active in London at the end of the 18th century.

Sculptor.

The son of John Bacon the Elder, T. Bacon exhibited three sculptures at the Royal Academy between 1793 and 1795: The Prodigal Son (terracotta), Christ and the Samaritan, and Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane...

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 6 February 1755, in Truro; died 17 December 1834, in Somerstown.

Painter (including porcelain), miniaturist. Religious subjects, portraits.

Henry Bone initially painted on porcelain and then, in London in 1779, he copied Reynolds' Sleeping Girl in enamel. He went on to produce copies of Titian (British Museum) and Rubens's work. A part of his gallery of ...

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French, 18th century, male.

Born in the 18th century, in Paris.

Sculptor.

Sébastien was a nephew of the renowned painter Jean-Baptiste Chardin. He studied in the Slodtz studio, and showed a marble Head of Christ and a terracotta Statue of Mars in the 1791 Salon. We also have his ...

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1687, in Peyrius (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence); died 1751.

Potter, ceramicist. Religious subjects.

From 1710, Joseph François Fauchier was in charge of the pottery factory of Anne Clérissy-Héraud in Marseilles. He set up on his own in 1732. He should not be confused with his nephew Joseph Fauchier II, who succeeded him. Both of them were among the leading practitioners of the pottery revival in Marseilles in the course of the 18th century. He created a ...

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Painter, engraver.

Angelo Fiaschi was retained from 1757 to 1791 by the Doccia porcelain factory near Florence. Of his engravings, a Body of Christ and Death of a Christian are known.

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Active in Cordova.

Sculptor.

The signature of Antonio González and the date 1782 can be seen on a terracotta low relief of the Birth of Christ on the façade of a house in the Plazuela de los Carillos in Cordova.

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German, 18th century, male.

Died 11 July 1786, in Nuremberg.

Painter, sculptor. Religious subjects.

Christian Greiner was active in Nuremberg as a porcelain painter.

Zurich, 22 May 1981: St Lucius of Chur (polychrome wood, h. 42½ ins/108 cm) CHF 22,000

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Danish, 18th century, male.

Born 1725; died 19 December 1765, in Copenhagen.

Painter (porcelain/enamel). Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits.

Jørgen Gylding probably studied in Dresden under the direction of the Danish artist Ismaël Leng, and in Meissen where he worked at the porcelain factory until ...

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Norwegian painter of German birth. He was probably related to the still-life painter Christian Friedrich Hosenfeller (1706–80) and probably studied at an academy of arts in Germany. Around 1760 he was working in the Herrebø Faience Factory near Fredrikshald (now Halden) in Norway as a faience painter. Some of his predominantly blue-and-white wares were decorated with blossoms, chinoiseries and magnificent shell-like motifs. In ...

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Hugo Morley-Fletcher

German sculptor and porcelain modeller. He was the brother and probably pupil of the Dresden court sculptor Johann Christian Kirchner (1681–1732). On 24 March 1727 he was employed at the Meissen Porcelain Factory as Modellmeister and was responsible for the design of tablewares. His most important achievement was the creation of the large, white animals and birds for the ...