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Portuguese, 17th century, female.

Born c. 1640.

Sculptor.

Daughter of the painter Luiz da Costa, Ignacia Almeida worked in wax and clay. A clay group representing The Death of the Blessed Virgin, in the church of St Roque in Lisbon, was attributed to her.

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Urbino.

Painter, sculptor, potter.

Amantini studied in his native Urbino with Varsajo Bartoccini and subsequently lived in the home of Frederigo Gioja in San Sepolcro. In 1642, his brothers prevailed upon him to give up painting and open a pottery in Urbino. After the death of his father that same year, he gave up pottery to concentrate exclusively on painting. In ...

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Active in Reggio.

Sculptor.

In 1573, Vincenzo Bagnoli executed a life-size clay statue of a certain Graziano for the monks of S Procolo in Bologna. In 1584 he worked at Ferrara Cathedral and in 1604 at the Rosario church in Amandola....

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French, 17th century, male.

Died 1686 (?).

Sculptor (terracotta).

He worked in Le Mans and his name appears in the archives from 1658 to 1686.

Soulgé-sur-Ouette (Church St-Médard): St Medard (third quarter of XVIIe century)

Bresc-Bautier, Geneviève/Le Boeuf, François...

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French, 17th century, male.

Active in La Flèche (Sarthe).

Born 1630; died 1696.

Sculptor (terracotta).

Nicolas Bouteiller was part of the second generation of terracotta sculptors in Le Mans and the surrounding region, which was a major centre for this type of production in the 17th century. In ...

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born to a family originally from Haarlem.

Sculptor.

Andreas Clayssens became a citizen of Ghent in 1614.

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Sculptor.

Robert Clayssens was admitted as master in Ghent in 1690.

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French, 17th century, male.

Sculptor, potter.

In 1606 Baptists Conrade sculpted a clay figure and a plaster lion to mark the arrival of the Duchess of Mantua in Nevers.

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French, 17th century, male.

Baptised 15 June 1603, born in Le Mans; died before 1677.

Sculptor (terracotta).

Gervais II Delabarre the Younger was the son of Gervais I the Elder. In approximately 1650, he sculpted a statue for the St Maurice altar in Le Mans Cathedral. He also sculpted a ...

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French, 17th century, male.

Active in Paris.

Sculptor.

Henri Emerico was accepted into the Académie Royale in 1681 for a statue of St Andrew in terracotta.