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Marsha Meskimmon

German ecclesiastic, visionary, philosopher, composer and visual artist. Hildegard of Bingen is one of the best known and most significant figures of 12th-century Europe. Her father was a knight in the Count of Spanheim’s court and throughout her life she corresponded with prominent European leaders, such as King Henry II of England, Queen Eleanor and Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa. Hildegard took her Benedictine vows in ...

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Egyptian, 10th century, male.

Active at the end of the 10th century.

Painter. Local scenes.

Ibn El Azîz was a painter at the court of the Fatimids in Cairo. He was mainly in the service of Vizir Bazuri, for whom he painted among other works a ...

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German, 16th century, male.

Born to a family originally from Brixen (now Bressanone, Italy); died 1 February 1572.

Miniaturist, musician.

Thola worked in the service of the electors of Saxony (1550-1560) and painted their portraits in a psalter that was in the Royal Library in Dresden. He is also known for a ...

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German, 16th century, male.

Born in Reggio (?); died 1569?.

Miniaturist, musician.

Gabriel was the brother of Benedikt Thola and was likewise employed by the electors of Saxony. Works by both artists may be found in the Frauenkirche in Dresden.

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John Richards

Italian painter. The style of the altarpiece that is probably Turino’s earliest extant work, the Virgin and Child with Saints, Archangels and Angel Musicians (c. 1380; Palermo, Mus. Reg.), suggests he was influenced by Sienese painting, but this may have come via Barnaba da Modena, whose ...

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born 1435, in Florence; died 7 October 1488, in Venice.

Painter, sculptor, goldsmith, musician. Religious subjects, historical figures. Equestrian statues.

Florentine School.

Andrea Verrocchio's biographical details are not really known, but his works are proof of the important place he occupies in the history of art. It is known that he was born in Florence in ...

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Flemish School, 12th century, male.

Died 1158, in Liège.

Painter, musician, writer.

Waselin painted religious subjects on canvas that were paraded in church possessions during Lent.