1-20 of 493 results  for:

  • Interior Design and Furniture x
  • 1600–1700 x
Clear all

Article

A. V.  

French, 15th – 17th century (?), male.

Active in Limoges.

Monogram of an enameller.

The monogram A. V., listed by Ris Paquot, appears on an enamel in the Le Carpentier Collection.

Article

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.

Article

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.

Article

Russian, 17th century, male.

Active in Moscow.

Painter. Murals, decorative schemes.

Moscow School.

This painter was appointed artistic director in charge of a team of religious history painters executing decorative murals at the convent in Sarvinski, and performed the same function at the convent of Kolomin in ...

Article

Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 17 March 1578, in Bologna; died 4 October 1660, in Bologna.

Painter, fresco artist, decorative designer. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, landscapes with figures. Murals.

The son of a silk merchant, Albani resisted parental pressure to pursue a career in commerce. From a very early age, he took a strong interest in the arts and, at the age of 13, entered the workshop of the Flemish architect Denys Calvaert, where he met Guido Reni. Albani and Reni left Calvaert's workshop to study under the Caraccis, where they met Domenichino. Francesco Albani showed such rapid progress with the Carracci that he was soon working alongside them. Francesco was widowed in 1616; he re-married and fathered ten children who were reported to be so beautiful that he never lacked for models. Albani collaborated with Annibale Carracci to decorate the S Diego Chapel in the church of S Giacomo degli Spagnoli in Rome and to paint the frescoes in Monte Cavallo and the ceiling of a room in the Verospi Palace in Rome (which featured subjects taken from the writings of Ovid). His work on the Verospi Palace was highly acclaimed, so much so that he caught the attention of the duke of Mantua, who commissioned him to execute a series of murals for his palace; the works, based on episodes drawn from the legends of ...

Article

Spanish, 17th century, male.

Painter, decorative artist.

Albuyana is mentioned as the painter of decorations on military armour in Barcelona some time around 1636.

Article

Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born in Bologna.

Painter, decorative designer.

The son of Giuseppe Aldrovandini; believed to have studied principally under his brother Tommaso, whose unfinished work he subsequently completed. He is known to have lived in Parma in 1704 and 1710.

Article

Italian, 17th century, male.

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

Born probably, in Rovigo; died probably after 1680.

Painter, fresco artist, decorative designer. Church decoration.

Mauro Aldrovandini built his considerable reputation on the strength of decorative work for theatres and private and public buildings in Bologna, Venice, Verona and (possibly) Vienna, where he worked alongside Francesco Ferrari. Like his nephew Tommaso, Mauro Aldovandini studied under Carlo Signani. Had it not been for his premature death, it is probable he would have become as famous as his nephew. Among his best-known work are the frescoes in the churches of Madonna di S Luca and S Giovanni dei Fiorentini in Bologna....

Article

Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 12 December 1653, in Bologna; died 23 October 1736, in Bologna.

Painter, decorative designer.

Eldest son of Giuseppe Aldrovandini, he studied under his uncle Mauro and under C. Gennari and Carlo Cignani. He is certainly the most illustrious member of the Aldrovandini painter dynasty. Between ...

Article

17th century, male.

Active in Forli.

Painter, decorative designer.

Alemanni is credited with having painted frescoes for the church and presbytery of the church of S Carmine in Forli. 'Alemanni' may well be a reference to the artist's German nationality rather than any proper name....

Article

Gordon Campbell

American family of joiners and cabinetmakers, active in Hadfield, MA. The brothers John Allis (1642–91) and Samuel Allis (1647–91), whose maternal great-uncle was Nicholas Disbrowe, were both joiners, as was John’s son Ichabod (1675–1747). The firm was managed by John Allis the elder, and employed his brother and sons; John the elder’s partner was ...

Article

German, 16th – 17th century, male.

Active in Augsburg in 1570.

Born c. 1547, in Colmar; died 1617, in Augsburg.

Enameller, goldsmith.

Article

Danish, 17th century, male.

Active in Copenhagen.

Sculptor, decorative artist.

Alversen collaborated on the decoration of the old royal library in Copenhagen, finished in 1673.

Article

Italian, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1600, in Bologna; died after 1678.

Painter, decorative designer, fresco artist, engraver. Religious subjects, architectural views, perspectives, landscapes. Church decoration.

Studied initially under Bernardino Baldi, then Calvaert, following whose death in 1619 Ambrogi spent years studying with Francesco Brizio (from whom he takes his sobriquet Menichino del Brizio). Ambrogi quickly made a reputation for himself as a painter of frescoes and oils, not least in his depiction of landscape, architecture and perspective. The Uffizi in Florence houses two of his religious landscapes; his ...

Article

French, 17th century, male.

Active in Lyons, 1672-1690.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

Benoît Amequin was a master sculptor and cabinetmaker. On 21 January 1673 he married Catherine Fourneau in the church of St-Nizier in Lyons; their son was baptised in that church on 11 February 1683...

Article

Torbjörn Fulton

German stuccoist and sculptor. His few surviving works provide fine examples from a period that is sparsely represented in the history of stucco decoration in parts of middle and northern Europe. Anckerman’s first known work is in Mecklenburg, where he decorated the ceilings in the castles of Dargun (destr.) and Güstrow. In the latter a vast expanse of his relief panels (...

Article

Portuguese, 16th – 17th century, male.

Died 1631, in Lisbon, at a very advanced age.

Painter, decorative designer.

Andrade was a pupil of Francisco de Bovadilhas. Around 1587 he produced images for festivals and processions. According to Cyrillo Machado he painted a number of works depicting the ...

Article

French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Miniaturist, enameller. Portraits.

Molinier mentions a portrait of a prelate, dated 1709, which is in the Rosenberg collection. In the catalogue of the Jaffé collection (Cologne, 1905) there is a portrait of a lady in a feathered hat. He may be identical with Dietrich-Ernst André....

Article

Swiss, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 7 June 1646, in Geneva; died 24 March 1714.

Miniaturist, enameller.

André taught numerous pupils enamel painting. Recorded works include several enamelled watches.

Article

Italian, 17th century, male.

Painter, decorative artist.

Worked in Bologna during the first half of the 17th century, principally decorating public monuments.