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Dutch, 18th century, male.

Active also active in France.

Born 1731, in The Hague; died 1809.

Painter, decorative artist. Allegorical subjects.

Dirck van der Aa was originally a pupil of Johann Heinrich Keller, and later of Gerrit Mes. He had a remarkable gift for composition and execution and was a talented colourist and draughtsman - all the qualities required to be a fine decorative artist. Later in his career he worked in partnership with his former teacher Gerrit Mes. Decorative panels for carriages were very fashionable at the period and the two artists established a strong reputation in this field. One of van der Aa's most important pieces is a room he decorated in the house of Baron de Heeckeren in The Hague. He is also known for the decoration he executed for the arrival of William IV at The Hague on ...

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Finnish, 20th century, male.

Born 3 February 1898, in Kuortane; died 11 May 1976, in Helsinki.

Architect, designer, painter, draughtsman, watercolourist. Figures, landscapes, landscapes with figures, urban landscapes, still-lifes. Models (furniture/glass).

Alvar Aalto was adamant that his experience as a painter was an indispensable adjunct to his profession as an architect, noting repeatedly that modern architecture had its roots in painting. As an architecture student, he took private lessons with the Finnish painter Eero Järnefelt. He moved in artistic circles and was frequently to be found in the company of the sculptor Wäinö Altonen and the painters Henry Ericsson and Eemu Myntti. For a period, he also worked as an art critic....

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 22 August 1896, in Paris; died 23 September 1972.

Painter, decorative designer. Genre scenes, seascapes.

Abadie-Landel was a pupil in the painting department of the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris until 1917. He featured in numerous annual Parisian salons, such as the Salon des Artistes Français, Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts and Salon des Indépendants, through which he received various awards between ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 10 February 1944, in Rocroi (Ardennes).

Painter (including gouache), draughtsman, decorative designer. Stage costumes and sets.

Aballain graduated from the École des Arts Décoratifs in Paris in 1965.

He designed the stage sets and costumes for A Season in Hell...

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 18th century.

Painter, decorative designer.

A pupil of Fernando Galli, Abbati was involved in various decorative projects in Parma. He is known to have been in Turin in 1700, and subsequently in Bologna and Vienna (where he was still active in ...

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French, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 30 October 1858, in Étampes; died 1927, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, pastellist, engraver, draughtswoman, illustrator. Allegorical subjects, genre scenes, portraits, interiors, flowers. Decorative panels.

Abbéma was a pupil of Chaplin, Henner and Carolus-Duran. Until 1926, she exhibited regularly at the Salon des Artistes Français, gaining an honourable commendation in 1881 and a bronze medal at the Exposition Universelle of 1900. She was made a Chévalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 1906....

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French, 15th century, male.

Active in St-Maximin (near Marseilles).

Born c. 1375; died May 1450.

Painter. Religious subjects, figures. Decorative schemes.

Andreas Abellon was a Dominican prior. Archives studied by Albanès record that the convent bought three historiated tapestries in 1444, which could have been painted by Abellon. He may have been the decorator of the chancel of the chapel, which was built between ...

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Portuguese, 16th century, male.

Painter, decorative designer.

Simão de Abreu collaborated with Domingos Vieira and other artists on the decoration of the convent of Christ in Tomar. He is known principally for his seven altarpieces for the church's charola (processional way).

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German, 16th century, male.

Died 1518.

Painter, decorative designer.

Augsburg School.

Jacob Abt was made a master painter in Augsburg in 1510. He painted arabesques to decorate the buildings in a court of the stately home owned by the Fugger family. This decorative work, which carries the monogram: A, had previously been attributed to Altdorfer....

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Swiss, 16th century, male.

Active in Laufenburg.

Painter, decorative designer.

According to accounting records, Achmann was contracted in 1598 to undertake decoration work at the castle in Lenzburg, the residence of the governors of Bern. He is usually recorded as a painter of coats of arms....

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Swedish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1 April 1859, in Stockholm; died 1924.

Painter, engraver, decorative designer. Genre scenes, landscapes.

Johan Axel Gustav Acke worked at the academy of art in Stockholm from 1876 to 1881 before going to study at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and travelling in Italy, Holland, Belgium and Finland, where he stayed for a considerable time....

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Naplesc.1640.

Painter. Architectural views. Decorative schemes.

Neapolitan School.

Reputed as a skilful decorator and architectural painter, Acquarelli worked predominantly in church, palazzo and theatre decoration, frequently in co-operation with Scoppa.

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French, 17th century, male.

Active in Dunkirk during the second half of the 17th century.

Painter, decorative designer.

Dunkirk School.

His name occurs in 1663 as an assistant to Jean de Reyn, who painted the armorial bearings of the town of Dunkirk.

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French, 16th century, male.

Active in Arras at the beginning of the 16th century.

Painter. Religious subjects. Decorative schemes.

Arras School.

In 1501 Adam d'Avesne restored the panel of the master altar and painted banners for the church of La Ste-Croix in Arras.

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 28 September 1808, in Paris; died 1853, in Paris.

Painter, decorative artist. Portraits, genre scenes.

Hippolyte Adam studied first under Langlois, and then under Paul Delaroche at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He exhibited at the Paris Salon between ...

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1789, in Paris.

Painter, decorative artist.

J. Louis Adam is known principally for his Taking of the Trocadero, now in the town hall in Angoulême (Charente), and his decorative work for the Hotel Rothschild and the Hotel Schickler in the Place Vendôme in Paris....

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Painter. Frescoes, decorative schemes.

Sienese School.

In 1419, Adamo decorated the vault of the dome of Siena Cathedral. The following year he painted the ceiling of the Siena hospice. He is mentioned again in 1441. He appears to be the artist known as Adamo di Arcidosso, whose name appears on a list of painters in ...

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Austrian, 20th century, male.

Active in England.

Born 1904, in Purkersdorf (Vienna).

Painter, draughtsman, decorative designer.

George Adams-Teltscher studied at the school of decorative arts in Vienna and then at the Bauhaus in Dessau from 1921 to 1923. Probably influenced by Oskar Schlemmer, he became a theatre decorator in Vienna in ...

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Estonian, 20th century, male.

Born 18 August 1902, in Tartu; died c. 1968.

Painter, decorative artist. Portraits, still-lifes.

Eric Adamson received a fine art grant from the Estonian government and became a student of the school of art and design in Berlin, then attended the Académies Libres Colarossi et Ranson in Paris and the workshop of André Lhote and of the Russian painter Vasili Shukhaev. He participated in a number of exhibitions including: Estonia (regularly from ...

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Spanish, 16th century, male.

Painter, decorative designer.

School of Seville.

Miguel Adan's signature and the date 14 March 1593 are found on a receipt for a 30 ducat payment made by the majordomo of the church of Santiago in Seville, this being part payment of a sum of 500 ducats due to him for the decoration of the altar. He was still alive in ...