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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1953, in Paris.

Sculptor, draughtsman.

Symbolism.

Jean Anguera is the grandson of the sculptor Pablo Gargallo. He graduated in architecture in 1978 (UP2) in Paris. He also attended lectures by César Baldaccini at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris (...

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1950, in Angers.

Painter. Figure compositions, figures. Murals.

Symbolism.

Becker is also an architect. He has exhibited since 1971, notably: 1985, Galerie La Timbale, Lyons; 1986, Galerie Sylvestre, Avignon; 1987, Galerie Shifflett, Los Angeles.

Paris, 10 July 1991: The Storm...

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Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 20 June 1860, in Barcelona; died 23 February 1926, in Barcelona.

Painter. Figure compositions, religious subjects, figures, landscapes.

Symbolism.

Juan Llimona Bruguera studied painting and architecture at the Sant Jordi school of fine arts in Barcelona. When his brother won a Fortuny scholarship, he accompanied him to Rome where they lived together for three years. In his religious works his dreamy, melancholic female figures show the influence of Puvis de Chavannes. His landscapes, infused with luminosity, show a delicate touch. He also executed the murals in the law courts of Barcelona....

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French, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 18 March 1948, in Paris.

Painter. Figure compositions, portraits, nudes, urban landscapes, architectural views.

Symbolism.

After graduating in 1970 from the École Polytechnique, Hervé Loilier entered the third year of the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, then attended the Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris. In ...

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French, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 7 October 1951, in Paris.

Painter. Figure compositions, architectural views.

Symbolism.

Lorsa took the graphic design course at the École Estienne in Paris. After her master's degree she qualified to teach in higher education and had a chair at the Faculté d'Arts Plastiques until ...

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French, 19th century, male.

Born in Cherbourg.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Portraits, landscapes, architectural views.

Orientalism, Symbolism.

His masters were Harpignies and J.P. Laurens. He exhibited at the Paris Salon between 1875 and 1914, and received an honourable mention in 1895.

Paris (Bibliothèque de l'Ecole des Ponts et Chaussées): ...

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1867, in New York; died 17 July 1909, in Bayreuth, Germany.

Painter, illustrator. Genre scenes, landscapes, architectural views.

Symbolism.

Pinckney Marcius-Simons came under the influence of Jean Détaille, Gérôme and Turner. He exhibited at the Royal Academy in London ...

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Yugoslav, 20th century, female.

Born 1942.

Painter, draughtswoman.

Symbolism.

Ksenia Milicevic's first degree was in urban architecture, but she later enrolled in the painting section of the school of fine arts. She began exhibiting regularly in 1971. She works frequently in Latin America and exhibited in France ...

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born c. 1870.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator, designer of ornamental architectural features.

Symbolism, Art Nouveau.

As a young man in around 1902-1903, Émile Raulin came into contact with the work of Aubrey Beardsley, but it was rather through the medium of Eugène Samuel Grasset and Georges de Feure that he became aware of the work of William Morris, whose conception of decorative art made a great contribution to the development of modern English style. The preface of the work dedicated to Émile Raulin seems to evoke a young departed artist....

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 8 December 1851, in Fresne-St-Mamès; died 31 July 1934, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman, pastellist, architect. Figures, portraits, landscapes, landscapes with figures, seascapes.

Symbolism.

School of Pont-Aven.

As a young man Claude-Émile Schuffenecker was a pupil of Grellet, Paul Baudry and Carolus-Duran, but he did not immediately follow up his artistic vocation. Working in a stockbroker's to make a living, he met Gaugin, who was in exactly the same situation. They both abandoned security for the artistic adventure and remained friends, though a modest inheritance enabled Schuffenecker to begin a small collection of works of art. In 1883 he gained a licence to teach art in schools and colleges and went to work at the lycée of Vannes. He gave up teaching in 1914. In 1883 he attended the Académie Colarossi, and he met Manet, Pissarro and Mallarmé. In 1886 he introduced Émile Bernard to his friend Gaugin, a meeting that led to `cloisonnism' and the dispute about primacy that arose from it. He joined Gaugin again near Pont-Aven, Brittany, and in 1887 stayed in Étretat and Yport, where he lodged Gaugin and entertained Van Gogh. About 1892 he joined the ...

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Norwegian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 29 November 1869, in Christiania (now Oslo); died 19 June 1935, in Oslo.

Painter. Architectural views, landscapes.

Symbolism.

Harald Oscar Sohlberg studied under Sven Jørgensen in Christiania and at the Kongelige Akademiet for de Skønne Kunster in Copenhagen under P.H. Kristian Zahrtmann, before completing his studies in Paris and Weimar. Among his better-known works are ...

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Italian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1946, in Rome.

Painter. Figures.

Symbolism.

Claudio Vesica studied art in Rome. He teaches the history of art and is a graduate of the school of architecture. He has had solo shows since 1966, mainly in Rome and in ...

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Dutch, 20th century, male.

Born 7 March 1900, in Amsterdam; died 1983, in Amsterdam.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Figures, scenes with figures, urban landscapes, architectural views.

Constructivism, Futurism, Symbolism, Magic Realism.

Carel Willink studied architecture at the royal institute of engineering in Delft between 1918 and 1920. He then went on to study under Hans Baluschek in Berlin, living there between 1920 and 1923 and mixing with members of ...

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Czech, 20th century, male.

Born 16 September 1936.

Painter. Figures, scenes with figures.

Symbolism.

Zdenek Zalesak graduated from the Prague School of Decorative Arts and went on to study under J. Novak. His work, often of architectural subject matter, frequently alludes to earlier paintings.

Brno (Moravské zemské Muz.)...