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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 13 May 1867, in Bruges, Belgium, to English parents; died 11 June 1956, in Ditchling.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, engraver, lithographer, illustrator. Religious subjects, figure compositions, figures, local scenes (carnival), rustic scenes, urban landscapes, architectural views, urban views, harbour scenes, seascapes...

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Christian Norberg-Schulz

Norwegian architect and designer. He was trained as a draughtsman and technician in Christiania (1883–4) and completed his education as an architect in Berlin (1884–7). He started his own practice in Christiania in 1888, serving also as a teacher at the Royal School of Design there from ...

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1869, in Antwerp; died 1941, in Brussels.

Painter, sculptor, illustrator, poster artist. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes.

Art Nouveau.

Having first studied law, Ghisbert Combaz became a pupil at the academy in Antwerp and a professor at the Brussels academy. He spent most of his life in Antwerp, where he exhibited from 1886 onwards; he also exhibited in conjunction with the association of Art Nouveau artists known as the Libre Esthétique from 1897. As an art historian, he made special study of the art of the Far East. With their sinuous and undulating rhythm, the arabesques in his engravings and posters provide typical examples of the Modern Style....

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1864, in Remiremont, Lorraine; died 16 December 1948, in Lay-St-Christophe, Lorraine.

Painter, designer. Religious subjects, figures, landscapes. Murals, designs for fabrics and book binding.

Art Nouveau.

School of Nancy.

The father of the sculptor Henri Guingot, Louis Guingot trained from ...

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 22 May 1869, in Wachbach bei Mergentheim; died 1926, in Dresden.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects. Murals, designs (furniture, fabrics, carpets).

Jugendstil.

Otto Gussmann first attended classes at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Stuttgart, then at the Kunstgewerbemuseum in Berlin under Max Koch. After this, he entered the academy in Berlin, where he was supervised by Josef Scheurenberg. In ...

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 3 June 1872, in Cölln near Meissen; died 9 July 1907, in Meissen.

Sculptor, modeller, painter (porcelain). Religious subjects, figures. Busts, figurines, designs (ceramics, decorative objects, metal objects).

Jugendstil.

Julius Konrad Hentschel was the son of Ernst Julius Hentschel. He served his apprenticeship in the Royal Meissen porcelain factory (Königliche Sächsische Porzellan Manufaktur, renamed in ...

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 9 February 1870, in Hamburg; died May 1952, in Lüneburg (Lower Saxony).

Painter, engraver (wood/etching), lithographer, draughtsman. Military subjects, religious subjects, figures, nudes, landscapes, urban landscapes, seascapes, animals. Designs (furniture).

Jugendstil.

Arthur Karl Wilhelm Illies came from a family of merchants. He trained at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Munich and the Akademie der bildenden Künste, where he was taught by Lesker and Herterich. On returning to Hamburg, where he was born, he became a founder member, in ...

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A. Ziffer

German painter, illustrator, teacher and poster designer. The son of the painter Christian Jank (1833–88), he attended Simon Hollósy’s private art school in Munich before studying (1891–6) at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, also in Munich, under Ludwig von Löfftz (...

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 7 February 1863, in Leobschütz; died 1938, in Munich.

Sculptor. Religious subjects, figures. Groups.

Jugendstil.

Richard König was a student at the academy in Berlin (1882-1885) under the supervision of Calandrelli, then at the academy in Dresden (...

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Polish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 19 April 1869, in Ropczyce; died 1946, in Wadowice.

Painter, engraver. Allegorical subjects, portraits, interiors, still-lifes, landscapes. Stage sets, church decoration, designs for stained glass.

Symbolism, Art Nouveau.

Józef Mehoffer studied at the Cracow academy from 1887 to 1889...