1-5 of 5 results  for:

  • Industrial and Commercial Art x
  • 1600–1700 x
Clear all

Article

Spanish, 17th century, male.

Active in Madridc.1623.

Sculptor (wood).

Best known for his furniture, particularly cabinets and wardrobes.

Article

Alessandra Frabetti

Italian architect, engineer and designer. He was the son of Vincenzo Aleotti (not Francesco Aleotti, as is sometimes erroneously stated), from whom Giovanni Battista claimed he ‘learnt the art … as much as from all the other teachers I had’ (letter, 1583; see Coffin, p. 121). In ...

Article

French, 17th century, male.

Died 1679.

Sculptor (wood).

In 1668, Jacques Barbe became a member of the Académie de St-Luc in Paris. In 1670, he sculpted four large oak cabinets for the King's furniture store. He worked in St-Germain-en-Laye, Versailles and Clagny.

Article

Elizabeth Miller

French engraver, active in England. He was a Huguenot from a family of engravers and watchmakers. By 1681 he had moved to London and was admitted to the Clockmakers Company in 1686, possibly because of work he did for them engraving watchcases. He engraved other silver objects such as salvers and snuff boxes (e.g. a silver-gilt comfit box, ...

Article

French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born before 1680; died 1732.

Painter, decorative designer. Decorative motifs (chinoiseries). Stage sets, designs for tapestries, furniture.

Little is known of his early training. About 1710 he was working for the Académie Royale de Musique and painting designs for scenery for the Paris Opera. In ...