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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1 January 1919, in Bar-le-Duc.

Sculptor, painter. Designs for stained glass.

Symbolism.

René Durrbach trained at the Académie Julian in Paris, and exhibited at the Salon des Réalités Nouvelles and the Salon de Jeune Sculpture in Paris. In 1967 he had work included in the Exposition internationale in Montreal. He had a number of solo exhibitions, especially in Cannes and in the Midi where he lived. His painting style is esoteric, both Lyrical and Expressionist, almost Abstract. He designed the windows of the church in Mézières....

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1806, in Aberdeen; died 15 February 1864, in Streatham.

Painter, engraver, fresco artist. Religious subjects, figures, portraits, landscapes. Designs for stained glass.

Symbolism.

Pre-Raphaelite (related to).

William Dyce, the son of a doctor, was a pupil at Marischal College, Aberdeen, where he obtained his diploma at the age of 16. Afterwards, he followed courses at the academies of London and Edinburgh. In ...

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Finnish, 20th century, male.

Born 9 November 1870, in Hamina; died 26 November 1925, in Stockholm.

Painter. Figure compositions, landscapes, portraits. Designs for stained glass.

Symbolism.

Septem Group.

Enckell received a silver medal at the 1900 Exposition Universelle. His work was shown at the exhibition ...

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Dutch, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1868 or 1869, in Amsterdam; died 1938, in Amsterdam.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator, fresco artist. Designs for stained glass, murals.

Symbolism, Constructivism.

Holst studied at the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten in Amsterdam from 1885 until 1890 and taught there ...

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Romanian, 20th century, male.

Active in Sweden since 1980.

Born 20 November 1937, in Ineu.

Painter. Portraits, landscapes. Designs for tapestries, designs for stained glass, designs for mosaics.

Symbolism.

Constantiu Mara followed courses in the monumental painting section of the N. Grigorescu Institute of Fine Arts in Bucharest under the direction of Paul Miracovici and G. Popescu. In ...

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 1830, in Edinburgh; died 1900.

Painter, illustrator. Portraits, landscapes. Designs for stained glass.

Symbolism.

Pre-Raphaelite (related to).

Peter Paul Marshall was the grandson of Peter Marshall. He started out as an engineer, then joined a major trading company. In 1850...

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Polish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 19 April 1869, in Ropczyce; died 1946, in Wadowice.

Painter, engraver. Allegorical subjects, portraits, interiors, still-lifes, landscapes. Stage sets, church decoration, designs for stained glass.

Symbolism, Art Nouveau.

Józef Mehoffer studied at the Cracow academy from 1887 to 1889...

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Dutch, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active from 1904 active in Germany.

Born 6 June 1868, in The Hague; died 5 March 1932, in Cologne.

Painter, pastellist, draughtsman, engraver, designer. Murals, designs for stained glass.

Symbolism.

Deutscher Werkbund group.

Jan Prikker attended lectures at the academy Voor Beeldende Kunsten in The Hague between ...

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Swiss, 20th century, male.

Born 22 May 1885, in Biel (Bern); died 20 January 1963, in Lausanne.

Painter. Religious subjects, figures, nudes, portraits, landscapes, mountainscapes. Murals, designs for stained glass.

Symbolism.

Louis Rivier arrived in Paris in 1904 to study under Jean Paul Laurens at the Académie Julian. A study trip to Florence in ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 16 July 1924, in Rheims.

Painter, watercolourist, lithographer, sculptor, illustrator. Designs for tapestries, designs for stained glass.

Symbolism.

Luc Simon was born into the Simon family, who were masters of stained glass in Rheims for ten generations. He studied at the École des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. He spent some time in Tunisia and travelled across Africa in the steps of Arthur Rimbaud. In ...

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Spanish, 20th century, male.

Born 1879, in Barcelona; died 1950, in Barcelona.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman, decorative artist. Figure compositions, religious subjects, landscapes with figures. Murals, designs for stained glass.

Symbolism.

Darío Vilas Fernández was a pupil of Ramón Martí Alsina at the Escuela de Bellas Artes in Barcelona, where he exhibited work in ...

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1878, in Murano (Venice); died 1947, in Venice.

Painter, tapestry maker, embroiderer, glassmaker, designer. Decorative panels, designs for mosaics.

Symbolism, Art Nouveau.

Vittorio Zecchin ran a tapestry and embroidery workshop before becoming artistic director of the glassworks founded by Cappellin and Venini. Zecchin's painting is close to the decorative approach of Art Nouveau, particularly as seen in the work of Klimt. Naturally figurative in style, it is very crowded and divided into numerous highly ornate planes, making use of both smooth monochromes and rich contrasting colours. The general overall impression is of a pronounced tendency towards orientalism. Even the subject matter of his inspiration adds to this feeling of exoticism. Noted works include the ...