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German draughtsman and painter. Kilian, his earliest biographer, stated that after training as a blacksmith with his father, he learnt the art of glass painting in Salzburg. Following travels through Austria, Hungary and Italy, Baumgartner was authorized in late 1733 to live in Augsburg, on condition that he only worked as a glass painter....

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Marie Fredericq-Lilar

Flemish architect. With Bernard de Wilde, he introduced the Rococo to Ghent, characterized by the use of large windows, an emphasis on the upper parts of the façade and a taste for sculpted decoration. In 1726 ’t Kindt entered the Carpenters’ Guild. He built the Guard House (...

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Gordon Campbell

Mid-18th century English glass vessel, typically with a cut bowl and stem. The bowl often took the form of a Rococo-style double ogee.