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A. G.  

Italian, 16th century, male.

Monogram of an engraver (including copper), print publisher (?). Religious subjects.

A.G. is mentioned by Brulliot, and believed to have been a pupil of Marcantonio Raimondi. He is known for his Virgin Holding the Infant Jesus, and Crowned by Two Angels...

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German, 15th century, male.

Born c. 1435; died 1504.

Painter, miniaturist, illuminator, writer, printer. Religious subjects.

School of Alsace.

Hans Baemler's name appears for the first time in 1453. He established himself in Augsburg as a printer. His name appears on two miniatures, a Crucifixion...

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1733, in Caen (Calvados); died 1770.

Engraver, print publisher.

René Charpentier worked in Paris in the Rue de la Harpe. We have his original engraving, Christ on the Cross.

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Active in Delft, from 1614 to 1625.

Engraver, draughtsman, print publisher. Religious subjects.

Brussels, 1797: Four Pieces, including: Abigail Bringing Supplies of Food (drawing in red chalk); The Crown of Thorns (collection) FRF 8

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American, 19th–20th century, male.

Born 23 July 1864, in South Dedham, Massachusetts; died 2 November 1933, in Norwood, Massachusetts.

Photographer, publisher. Portraits, nude studies, religious and mythological subjects.

The Linked Ring.

Pictorialism.

During the 1880s F. Holland Day worked for A.S. Barnes and Company booksellers in Boston and began experimenting with the camera. In 1893 he established, along with Herbert Copeland, the Copeland and Day publishing house, and over the course of the decade his photographic work flourished. In 1896 he began making pictures of male nudes, often highly accessorized and posed, and also pursued religious themes, culminating in 1898 with a series of 250 photographs of Day performing the life of Christ. Following this controversial pursuit, he organized a major exhibition of Pictorialist photography, ...

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Gode Krämer and Roberto Pontual

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French, 16th century, male.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects.

The life of this artist is unknown. He has been associated with the printer Jean de Gourmont who was active in Paris between 1506 and 1520. Other critics have claimed that he was a goldsmith because of his subtle and precise touch. Over 40 line engravings signed with the monogram ...

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 1640, in Paris.

Engraver (burin), print publisher. Religious subjects.

This artist was the son of François Langlois known as Ciartres, whose business he continued. He engraved religious subjects.

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Polish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Germany.

Born 23 May 1874, in Drohobycz (Galicia, Ukraine); died 17 June 1925, in Brunswick.

Painter, engraver (etching), illustrator, book designer, photographer. Religious subjects, scenes with figures, landscapes with figures.

Ephraïm Lilien was apprenticed to a sign painter before studying at the school of fine art, Cracow, under the painter Matejko from 1890 to 1892, after which he returned to his home town to work as a commercial painter. Lacking the means to enroll at the Vienna Academy, in 1899 he settled in Berlin, where he became friends with Börries von Münchhausen. With other figures from the Zionist Congress of 1901 he founded the publishing house Jüdischer Verlag in 1902, publishing a great many works of art and literature on the Jewish Renaissance. Also in 1902 he published the ...

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Italian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1732, in Perugia; died before 15 December 1810, in Perugia, where he was buried on that date, in S Teresa.

Painter, decorative designer, print publisher. Historical subjects. Church decoration.

A pupil of Fr. Busti, Orsini continued his training in Rome with Masucci and Capriozzi. He became the director of the academy of Perugia and executed many of the chancel pictures in the cathedral of Perugia....

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French, 17th century, male.

Draughtsman, engraver (burin), print publisher. Religious subjects, portraits.

Jean Patigny was working in France between 1660 and 1670. It is possible he went to Italy since his work is reminiscent of that of Agostino Carracci. He made portrait engravings and engravings of religious subjects....

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 1626, in Abbeville; died 1696, buried 3 March in Paris.

Draughtsman, print dealer. Religious subjects, portraits.

Nicolas de Poilly the Elder was the younger brother and pupil of François de Poilly the Elder whose style he imitated. He specialised particularly in portrait engravings and religious subjects, often after French masters. He married Geneviève de Ribancourt, the couple having a large number of children. His death certificate mentions his surviving sons: Charles, Jean, François, Jacques, André and Pierre....

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French, 17th century, male.

Active in Parisc.1650.

Draughtsman, engraver (etching), print dealer. Religious subjects.

Little is known about Rabasse. He made an engraving representing The Rest on the Flight into Egypt which featured in the exhibition mounted in 2002 at the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Nancy entitled ...

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Gode Krämer and Roberto Pontual

German family of painters, draughtsmen, and engravers. (1) Georg Philipp Rugendas I, an esteemed painter and graphic artist in Augsburg, established a print publishing house there in 1735. His sons Georg Philipp Rugendas II (1701–74), Christian Rugendas (1708–81), and Jeremias Gottlob Rugendas (...

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Judith K. Golden

Anonymous collection of in-depth typologies, based on the idea that every event in the New Testament was presaged by an event in the Old Testament ( see Typological cycles ). The Speculum humanae salvationis appeared first in manuscript form, then as Block-book s and later as incunabula. Chief among possible sources for the text is Ludolphus of Saxony (...

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 6 May 1687, in Frankfurt; died April 1769.

Draughtsman, engraver, art critic.

Uffenbach was the publisher of a work entitled The Imitation of Jesus Christ (1726), illustrated with a number of his own vignettes. He bequeathed his works to the University at Göttingen....

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Zervos  

Isabelle Monod-Fontaine

French collectors, writers and patrons. Christian Zervos (b Cephalonia, Greece, 1 Jan 1889; d Paris, 12 Sept 1970) was of Greek origin and worked briefly for the magazine L’Art d’aujourd’hui, before founding Cahiers d’art in 1926. Covering contemporary painting and sculpture, music, architecture, film and photography, this magazine was internationally acclaimed not only for its promotion of major modernist artists but also for its immaculate presentation and typography. Its authors included critics, historians and aestheticians (Zervos himself, ...