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17th century, male.

Born 1639, in Antwerp.

Painter, engraver, architect.

Engravings by Hendrik Abbé have survived in Antwerp cathedral and the artist is also cited by Heinecken as responsible for the illustrations to Ovid's Metamorphoses as published by Barrier. He is further believed to have been responsible for a ...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Naplesc.1640.

Painter. Architectural views. Decorative schemes.

Neapolitan School.

Reputed as a skilful decorator and architectural painter, Acquarelli worked predominantly in church, palazzo and theatre decoration, frequently in co-operation with Scoppa.

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Died before 3 March 1653.

Painter, designer of ornamental architectural features.

Joris Aeriense executed the gold decorations of the portal and organ of Rotterdam's main church. A number of his paintings were valued at 170 florins.

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Painter, designer of ornamental architectural features.

In 1630, Johan Aertsen presented a glass decorated with the city coat of arms to the government of Utrecht.

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Catherine R. Puglisi

Italian painter and draughtsman. He was a distinguished artist of the Bolognese school, deeply influenced by Annibale Carracci’s classicism, who worked in Rome as well as Bologna, painting altarpieces, frescoes and and cabinet pictures. His fame rests on his idyllic landscapes and small mythological pictures, the lyrical qualities of which earned him the soubriquet ‘the Anacreon of painters’....

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Died 1623.

Painter.

Girolamo Alberti was the son of the military architect Francesco Alberti.

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Florence,c.1600.

Draughtsman, designer of ornamental architectural features.

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Bologna in 1670.

Painter.

Aldini painted predominantly architectural subjects.

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born before 1550; died 11 April 1611.

Painter.

Giuseppe d'Alvino was a pupil of the painter and sculptor Giuseppe Spatafora. He is also believed to have been a sculptor and architect and a very fine draughtsman. Although he appears to have been extremely productive, few of his works have survived....

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Helen M. Hills

Italian architect, writer and painter. He trained as a priest in Palermo and entered the Padri Ministri degl’Infermi. Another member of this Order was Giacomo Amato, with whom he worked, although they were not related. While serving as a chaplain Amato studied geometry, architecture, optics and engraving. His earliest known artistic work is a painting on copper of the ...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born in Verona; died after 1618.

Sculptor, painter.

Brother of Battista Angolo; worked primarily in Venice in various churches and, as an architect, in the Ducal Palace. Many of his sculptures are to be found in Venice.

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 1628, in Eu (Seine-Maritime); died 18 June 1708, in Paris.

Painter, decorative designer, architect. Ornaments.

Guillaume Anguier, a brother of the well-known sculptors Michel and François, was one of the artists employed on Colbert's orders in the Gobelins factory. He was granted the title of 'king's painter' and worked on the decoration of the great staircase at the Louvre and of the châteaux of St-Germain-en-Laye and Versailles. He was also an architect....

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Dutch School, 17th century, male.

Died June 1648.

Painter.

Adriaensz. Anthonis was the son of the architect and mayor of Alkmaar, and was later known by the name 'Metius'. He is mentioned by K. van Mander in Alkmaar during the 17th century.

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1575, probably in Rome; died 1635, buried in Rome, in the portico of S Giovanni Laterano.

Painter.

School of Rome.

Worked in Rome around 1600. He studied first painting, then architecture, in which latter discipline he built a considerable reputation. Pope Paul V appointed him to a privileged position at the papal court and Arconio was subsequently made Governor of Cori. He died at the age of 60 years....

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Spanish architect, painter and writer. He was trained in architecture by the Jesuits and in painting by Claudio Coello and worked mainly as an architect. Two overdoors showing multiple allegorical scenes of the Battle of Lepanto (1721; Madrid, Pal. Arzobisp.) and a St Barbara...

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German, 17th century, male.

Active in Ulm.

Died 1669, in Ulm.

Painter, engraver. Historical subjects, portraits, architectural views, flowers.

Jonas Arnold tried his hand successfully at several artistic genres. He had a facility for drawn or painted portraits, historical and architectural subjects, plants and flowers. His works include paintings illustrating 200 types of tulip in the collection of Christoph Weikmann in Ulm....

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Italian painter and draughtsman . His father, Muzio Cesari, was probably a painter; his brother, Bernardino Cesari (1571–1622), became his principal assistant. Giuseppe’s precocious talent for drawing led his mother to take him to Rome in 1581–2, where he became a colour mixer under ...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Palermo.

Painter, sculptor, architect.

Reference is made to Astorino around 1625 in connection with paintings commissioned by the Senate of Palermo. In 1637 or thereabouts, he worked with Novelli de Monreale, painting frescoes for the church of S Francesco dei Chiodari and for the royal palace....

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1585.

Painter. Architectural views.

Agostino Avanzi painted architectural motifs for frescoes of the Life of St Catherine of Siena executed by Camillo Rama in the S Tommaso chapel of the church of S Domenico in Brescia, and for the frescoes by G. G. Barbella (sometimes attributed to Ottavio Viviani) in the oratory of S Rocco (also in Brescia)....

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Active in Borgo San Donnino (now Fidenza).

Born 1545; died 1616.

Painter, architect.