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Italian, 18th century, male.

Painter, art restorer.

In a letter addressed to the Duke of Hamilton, the landscape painter P. Hackert sings the praises of Friedrich Anders as a painting restorer. Anders is known to have been retained by the King of Naples around 1797...

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Swiss, 18th century, male.

Active in Basel.

Painter.

In 1710, Benedikt Becker worked with his brother, Hans Georg Becker, on the restoration of Jean Bock's frescoes at Basel Town Hall.

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Swiss, 18th century, male.

Active in Baselc.1710-1711.

Painter, decorative designer.

Hans Georg Becker worked with his brother, Benedikt, on the restoration of the frescoes in Basel Town Hall.

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Milan.

Died 1744.

Painter, art restorer. Religious subjects.

He painted various church altarpieces and restored older works, including Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper. However, the restoration of Leonardo's celebrated painting is of such poor quality that the contribution of Michelangelo Bellotti and others is probably to be deplored rather than applauded. One of Bellotti's own paintings, ...

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born in Genoa; died 1766, in Genoa.

Painter.

Michelangelo Bertolotto the Younger was the son of Giovanni Lorenzo Bertolotto. Although less talented than his father, he was - according to Soprani - a skilful restorer.

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Died 1827, in Paris.

Painter, lithographer.

He trained at the art school in Montpellier and gained a second-class medal in 1824. He was appointed director of the restoration of paintings at the Louvre in 1816. At the 1799 Salon he exhibited ...

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French dealer, restorer and painter. He may have begun his career as a protégé of Henri-Auguste de Chalvet, a collector and Associate Member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Toulouse. His first teachers were Pierre Rivalz and Lambert-François-Thérèse Cammas. He moved to Paris shortly before the French Revolution but went almost immediately to London, where he established himself as a portrait painter, exhibiting at the Royal Academy in ...

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 11 February 1763, in Toulon; died 28 February 1831, in Toulon.

Sculptor, draughtsman, art restorer. Religious subjects, seascapes. Decorative schemes.

Brun first studied sculpture at the workshop of the Port of Toulon, before moving to Rome in 1782, where he spent six months perfecting his art with the Roman masters of the day. With no means to support himself, he eventually returned to France. Two years later, influential patrons secured him a grant from the King, enabling him to study in Italy for a further four years. Upon his return to Toulon in ...

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Painter.

Pierre Carlier was also a picture-restorer in Paris.

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Dutch, 18th century, male.

Born 1732, in The Hague.

Painter, art restorer. Portraits.

Hendrik Carré studied with his father Johannes Carré. He painted a portrait of the Princess of Orange, and restored paintings.