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American, 19th century, female.

Born in Portland (Maine); died 1904, in New York.

Painter.

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Philip McEvansoneya

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Swedish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1 July 1877, in Johannishus.

Painter. Portraits.

Having studied at the academy of art in Copenhagen in the last few years of the 19th century, Arvid Aae went on to specialise in painting portraits of children.

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Danish, 19th century, male.

Born 29 January 1833, in Odense; died 2 November 1895, in Copenhagen.

Painter. Landscapes with figures, landscapes.

Carl Frederik Aagaard studied at the Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi in Copenhagen, and then assisted his elder brother, from whom he learned the technique of engraving on glass. He then became assistant to the painter and decorative artist Georg Hilker, working with him on projects at the university and other public buildings. Later he joined Heinrich Hansen to work on prestigious decorating projects, particularly the chapel of King Christian IV. During this time, Aagaard worked with the landscape painter Peter Christian Skovgaard, and exhibited for the first time in ...

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Norwegian, 19th century, male.

Born 13 October 1863, in Levanger.

Painter. Seascapes.

Aagaard began his studies at the Trondheim technical school and then worked at the royal academy of art in Oslo. He later studied painting with Christian Krohg and Harriet Backer. He exhibited at the Paris ...

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Norwegian, 19th century, male.

Born 3 September 1856, in Elverum; died 1 May 1904.

Painter, lithographer. Landscapes.

Olaf Alakram began his artistic education late in life. Around 1890 he worked with the painters Werenskojold and Gerhard Munthe in Oslo. He then went to train in Copenhagen under Zarhman in ...

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Norwegian, 19th century, male.

Born 24 December 1854, in Rauland.

Painter, sculptor. Genre scenes, portraits.

At the age of 20, Aanonsen decided to study with the painter Brynjulf Larsen Bergslien, where he stayed for three years. He then went to Munich to work with the Bavarian painter Anton Seitz, an imitator of Meissonnier. He returned to Oslo in ...

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Norwegian, 19th century, female.

Born 27 May 1826, in Flekkefjord.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, still-lifes, animals.

Marie-Hélène Aarestrup studied with the painter Reusch in Bergen and then with Ange Tissier in Paris in 1859. Finally she worked with Benjamin Vautier in Düsseldorf, and later asked Charles Chaplin to advise her. She exhibited for the first time in Oslo in ...

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Jan Jaap Heij

Dutch printmaker and painter. He trained at the Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten in The Hague, where he subsequently taught graphic art (1893–1911). In 1911 he succeeded Pieter Dupont as professor in graphics at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam under the directorship of Antoon Derkinderen. In the early years of his career Aarts produced some paintings using the pointillist technique, mostly landscapes (The Hague, Gemeentemus.); he also carved some sculptures in wood. He is, however, best known for his graphic work. In technique and subject-matter, his prints have a great deal in common with those of Dupont. As the latter’s successor he devoted himself to the revival of engraving, which his predecessor had reintroduced; his own experiments in this medium (in particular his scenes with diggers and beggars, all ...

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Spanish, 19th century, male.

Born during the first half of the 19th century, in Andalusia; died before 1856, at a very young age.

Painter. Landscapes.

Before his extremely untimely death, Mariano Abad was a member of the academy of arts in Granada. He taught anatomy at the city's ...

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Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1862, in Gijón (Asturias); died 1920, in Madrid.

Painter, illustrator. History painting, portraits, landscapes, seascapes.

Juan Martínez Abades studied at the Escuela Especial de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado (school of painting, sculpture and engraving) in Madrid. While he was there he also took lessons from José Grajera. The award of a grant in ...

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Spanish, 19th century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 19th century.

Born 1842, in Huesca.

Painter, draughtsman. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes.

Abadías studied with Federico de Madrazo, Carlos Mugico and Bernardino Montañés. In 1866, he was appointed as teacher of drawing at the grammar school in Huesca, later taking up a similar post at the grammar school in Cordova. Abadías produced a large number of paintings, including genre scenes depicting the customs of the Aragon region of Spain, portraits, landscapes and seascapes. He also decorated Huesca's city hall....

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French, 19th century, female.

Born in Paris.

Painter, sculptor. Portraits.

Abary studied painting under Chaplin, Jacquet and Buttin and sculpture under Madame Berteaux; exhibited portraits and medallions at the Salon de Paris from 1880 to 1892.

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Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 22 May 1871, in Cádiz; died 1948.

Painter. Genre scenes.

Felipe Abarzuza y Rodríguez de Arias was a pupil of Joaquin Sorolla. He had some success at exhibitions in Madrid early in his career and became a teacher at the Cádiz academy. His genre scenes included picturesque scenes on the subjects of marriage, the theatre and the circus....

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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Painter, art restorer. Frescoes.

In 1860, while working on the Chapel of Castel-Capuano, Abate discovered and restored the frescoes so admired today in the great hall of the Court of Appeal in Naples.

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American, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 23 June 1847, in New York; died 1917.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtswoman, illustrator. Landscapes, flowers.

Agnes Abatt studied art at the Cooper Institute and the International Academy of Art in New York, and later received advice from R. Swain Gifford and James D. Smilie....

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Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 20 May 1871, in Molenbeek-St-Jean; died 1942, in Ixelles (Brussels).

Painter, engraver. Portraits, landscapes.

Having initially studied at the school of decorative arts, Pierre Abattucci went on to the fine arts academy of Brussels where he was a pupil of Joseph Stallaert and Portaels. He spent considerable time in Italy in various places including Venice, Florence, Assisi and Rome. He showed at the Brussels International Exhibition in 1910. In 1901, 1903 and 1904 he executed albums for the Société des Aquafortistes Belges, of which he was a member. He was professor at the Molenbeek-St-Jean Academy of Art. His landscapes, such as ...

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1836, in Naples; died 1868, in Florence.

Painter. Genre scenes, portraits, church interiors, architectural views, landscapes, seascapes.

Macchiaioli Group.

Giuseppe Abbati was one of the interesting figures of the new Italian School. He trained under his father Vincenzo Abatti, a Neapolitan painter. He then went to work at the school of fine arts in Venice. In ...

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Active in the first half of the 19th century.

Born 1803, in Naples.

Painter. Religious subjects, genre scenes, church interiors, landscapes.

Vincenzo Abbati was working in Graz in 1843. There were reports that he then moved to Florence, Venice and then back to Naples....

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British, 19th century, male.

Active in London.

Painter. Landscapes, seascapes.

Cornelius Abbayne exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1857 with a painting entitled Two Windmills.

London, 13 Dec 1989: Three-Master in the Harbour Basin (oil on canvas, 47¼ × 70¾ ins/120 × 180 cm) ...