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Dutch School, 16th – 17th century, male.

Active in Haarlem at the end of the 16th century and the beginning of the 17th century.

Glass painter.

Claes Abrahamsz. worked for the government producing stained glass windows at Haarlem, The Hague, Leiden, Haestrekt, and Lekkerberk in the Netherlands. In Akmaar on ...

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Spanish, 17th century, male.

Active still active in 1620.

Born towards the end of the 16th century, in Valencia.

Sculptor.

Bartolomé Abril was in Toledo in 1607, carrying out work in the cathedral for Juan Bautista de Monegro. He completed the marbles in the chapel of S María del Sagrario designed by Juan Gómez de Mora. In ...

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A. Gerhardt

Benedictine abbey on the River Enns in Styria, Austria. It was founded in the mid-11th century by Bishop Gebhard from Salzburg, endowed by St Henna von Gurk, Gräfin von Friessach (d 1045), and settled by Benedictine monks from St Peter’s, Salzburg under Abbot Isingrin. The Romanesque minster (consecrated ...

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German, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born at the end of the 16th century, in Velden.

Painter.

Christoph Aichemann studied under Hans Dorn in Nuremberg from 1604 to 1608.

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Lucília Verdelho da Costa

Cistercian abbey in Portugal. The abbey, dedicated to S Maria, was founded as part of the policy of repopulation and territorial improvement of the first king of Portugal, Alfonso I (reg 1139–85), who in 1152 granted a large area of land to St Bernard of Clairvaux by a charter known as the ...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Gubbio.

Sculptor, stucco artist.

Certain of his works, essentially in the style of the 16th century, are preserved in the church of Piaggiola, among them a stucco relief in the Pietà Chapel entitled Crown of Thorns and several murals of the ...

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French, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born at the end of the 16th century, in Ligny-en-Barrois (Meuse).

Painter.

Nicolas Alliot painted an altarpiece for the church of S Francesco in Pisa, commissioned by Adrian Agliata. The painting depicts the Nativity of the Virgin Worshipped by the Donors of the Painting...

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born at the end of the 16th century, in Verona.

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects.

Girolamo Angolo del Moro was the brother of Giulio and Battista Angeli. His only surviving work is a fresco painted in a house in Verona which bears the signature ...

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Active at the end of the 16th century and at the beginning of the 17th.

Born in Rome.

Painter.

Arcangelo Aquilini was a member of the Academy of St Luke.

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Active during the second half of the 16th century.

Born in Bologna; died 1612, in Bologna.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits.

With whom Cesare Aretusi trained is unknown, but it is clear that he developed his style from studying the works of Bagna-Cavallo. In collaboration with Giambattista Fiorini he painted the dome of the cathedral of S Pietro in Bologna. He also enjoyed considerable success as a portrait painter and received commissions from the most distinguished figures of the time; his likenesses recall the Venetians. However, Aretusi was limited and heavy in creative terms, while Giambattista, though a poor colourist, displayed a great richness of imagination, so the partnership between the two artists enabled them to create works of great merit....

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German, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 16th century, in Siegroth; died 1639, in Breslau (now Wroclaw).

Painter.

Breslau School.

Nicolaus Assig is mentioned in 1598 as a member of the painters' guild in Breslau (now Wroclaw), and as a master in 1616.

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German, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born at the end of the 16th century, in Germany.

Painter.

Johan Assman emigrated to Stockholm where he became painter to Admiral Carl Gyldenheim around 1630.

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Flemish, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born during the second half of the 16th century, in Bruges; died 19 April 1621, in Mechelen.

Painter, sculptor, decorative artist.

Flemish School.

After completing his studies, Melchior d'Assonville worked in Mechelen and Ghent, where he had difficulties with the sculptors' guild. He also lived in Antwerp....