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Dutch, 18th century, male.

Baptised 19 November 1724 in Amsterdam; died 7 April 1801.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman, watercolourist, illustrator. Mythological subjects, genre scenes, portraits, landscapes. Stage sets.

Jacobus Buys studied under Cornelis Pronck and Cornelis Troost. He painted portraits, historical pictures, theatre scenery and vignettes for books, as well as imitating the grisailles of Jakob de Wit....


Alsatian painter, illustrator and stage designer, active in France and England. Loutherbourg’s father, Philipp Jakob (1698–1768), was an engraver and miniature painter to the court of Darmstadt. In 1755 he took his family to Paris, where Loutherbourg became a pupil of Carle Vanloo; he also attended ...


British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1764, in Norwich; died 6 May 1840, in Norwich.

Painter, miniaturist, illustrator. Still-lifes (flowers/fruit/game). Stage sets.

School of Norwich.

James Sillett was the father of Emma Sillett. He was a pupil at the Royal Academy. Sillett worked in King's Lynn in ...