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Bichtir  

Mongolian School, 17th century, male.

Miniaturist.

This artist, who lived during the reign of the emperor Jahangir, developed the art of the miniature, rejecting scenes containing many figures in favour of portraits or small groups, often arranged in genre scenes which were animated and full of gaiety, and preferring observation of social customs to the depiction of ornamental beauty....

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French sculptor. Cavalier is thought to have been a Huguenot trained in his native France. His career is obscure until 1684, by which time he was a carver of portraits in ivory of exceptional talent and probably already settled in England. In that year he made the relief of ...

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Indian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Miniaturist.

Farrouk El Kalmak worked at the court of Emperor Akbar the Great in India. The Akbarnama, a manuscript record of Akbar the Great’s reign Abu-al-fazl, a philosopher of the time (now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London) has illustrations by him....

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Bohemian School, 17th century, male.

Active in Prague.

Draughtsman.

Brother Electus produced drawings of holy sites in Palestine. They were engraved on copper by D. Wussin.

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Israeli painter of Polish birth. He first began to draw in 1947 after seeing the Renaissance and Baroque works in the Alte Pinakothek in Munich. He emigrated to Israel in 1948 and in 1953 and 1955 attended the summer art courses held at Kibbutz Na’an under ...

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Indian, 17th century, male.

Miniaturist.

Berlin (Bodemus.): one illustration

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Indian, 17th century, male.

Miniaturist.

Rampur (Nat. Lib.): miniatures

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Indian, 17th century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 17th century.

Miniaturist.

Mahansad Talik worked at the court of the Emperor Jahangir.

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Mani  

Indian, 17th century, male.

Painter.

Mani probably lived around 1600. He belongs to the group of artists working under the Emperor Akbar the Great (1556-1605) and his son Jahangir.

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Manohar  

Indian, 17th century, male.

Miniaturist.

Manohar lived at the courts of the emperors Akbar the Great (1556-1605), Jahangir and Shah Jahan around from 1600. He may be confused with Manohar Singh, son of Rajah Lonkaran. His signature is found at the foot of some very beautiful manuscript illuminations from the period of Akbar the Great. He was also a remarkable animal painter....

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Indian, 17th century, male.

Active during the first half of the 17th century.

Miniaturist.

Manoshahr worked at the court of Jahangir.

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Indian, 17th century, male.

Painter.

Mir Kalan was an artist at the court of Jahangir.

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Indian, 17th century, male.

Active during the first half of the 17th century.

Painter.

Modi was a painter in the school of artists around Jahangir.

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Spanish, 17th century, male.

Painter.

The Filipino college in Alcalá de Henares has a number of works by Diego Pérez Mexia and his Portrait of a Dominican is in the Altenburg museum.

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Indian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Active from 1556 to 1605.

Illuminator.

Several pages in the Akbarnama, now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, were illuminated by Qabul Ahmad.

London (Victoria and Albert Mus.): illumi­nations

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Qasim  

Indian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Active from 1556 to 1605.

Illuminator.

Qasim painted 24 of the miniatures in the Shahnama now in the British Museum, London.

London (British Mus.)

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 1637, in Bruges; died after 1672, in Bruges.

Painter. Landscapes.

Nicolaes Ryckx was the pupil of Van der Kabel. He returned home in 1664, after a period in Palestine, and was a member of the guild at Bruges in ...

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John Pinto

Italian architect. A contemporary of Luigi Vanvitelli, Ferdinando Fuga and Giovanni Battista Piranesi, he participated in the architectural embellishment of Rome that transformed its appearance in the early and middle decades of the 18th century. His reputation is largely tied to a single work, however: the ...

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German goldsmith, draughtsman and engraver. He was the son of Israel Thelott (1616–96), a goldsmith and member of a French family of artists documented in Augsburg from 1585. As early as 1670 Thelott executed a relief of the Trinity (London, BM), a copy of a work by ...