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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1 May 1916, in Hanoi, Vietnam; died 1988.

Painter, engraver (wood/copper), illustrator. Murals, designs for mosaics, stage costumes and sets, posters, comic strips, decorative designs, medals, postage stamps.

After studying at the school of fine arts in Hanoi in 1935...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 29 September 1935, in Philippeville, Algeria.

Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist, engraver, medallist, illustrator. Figures, landscapes. Wall decorations, designs for stained glass, postage stamps.

Irolla's figurative painting is traditional, depicting the skies of Champagne, its valleys, vineyards, village churches and streets. He executed stained glass windows (Châlons-sur-Marne), mural decorations (Vitry-le-François, St-Memmie, Châlons-sur-Marne) and numerous postage stamps. He also illustrated several books, notably ...

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Austrian, 20th century, female.

Active in Belgium.

Born 1917, in Vienna.

Designer, illustrator, graphic designer, scenographer. Stage costumes and sets, wall decorations, medals, postage stamps.

From 1932 to 1939 May Néama was a pupil at the studios for publicity and décor of the theatre of the Instituut voor Sierkunsten en Ambachten in Antwerp, where she taught between ...

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British, 20th century, male.

Born 13 July 1878, in London; died 12 March 1961, in St John's Wood (London).

Painter, newspaper cartoonist, illustrator. Circus scenes. Stage sets.

Steven Spurrier was apprenticed to a goldsmith at the age of 17 and attended drawing classes in the evenings at the Gilbert Garrett School. He gave up his career as a goldsmith in ...

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Danish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 30 November 1853, in Copenhagen; died 2 April 1932, in Fredensborg.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator, caricaturist, miniaturist, designer. Wall decorations, postage stamps, ex-libris plates, medals.

Tegner was the son of the lithographer and portraitist Isaac Wilhelm Tegner, and the nephew of Christian Martin. He trained under Jørgen Roed at the Kunstakademi in Copenhagen. He was director of the technical college of the museum of Copenhagen, and of a porcelain factory....