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Indian, 20th century, male.

Born 1914, in either Kishoreganj or Mymensingh (both now in Bangladesh); died 28 May 1976, in Dhaka.

Draughtsman, engraver, painter, printmaker.

Zainul Abedin studied at the government school of arts and crafts in Calcutta (now Kolkata) from 1933 to 1938, and was later a teacher there. His work first came to be noticed when he produced a series of drawings of the Bengal Famine of ...

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Patrick Conner

English painter, engraver, draughtsman and museum official. The son of a coachbuilder, he was apprenticed to Julius Caesar Ibbetson before enrolling in 1784 at the Royal Academy Schools, London. In 1792 he accepted the post (previously declined by Ibbetson) of draughtsman to George, 1st Earl Macartney, on his embassy to China. As the embassy returned by inland waterway from Beijing to Canton, Alexander made detailed ...

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Japanese, 18th–19th century, male.

Born 1748, in Sukagawa; died 1822.

Painter, engraver (etching). Landscapes.

Yoga School.

Denzen Aodo belonged to the Yoga School, but studied Nanga painting under Gessen. He later became interested in Western painting. Aodo was a landscape painter who served Lord Matsudaira....

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Margo Machida

American printmaker and installation artist. Born and raised in New York City, Arai, a third-generation Japanese American printmaker, mixed-media artist, public artist and cultural activist, studied art at the Philadelphia College of Art and The Printmaking Workshop in New York. Since the 1970s, her diverse projects have ranged from individual works to large-scale public commissions (...

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Buzen  

Japanese, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active in Osaka.

Born 1735 or 1737; died 1810 or 1812.

Painter, print artist.

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Joshua Drapkin

French draughtsman, engraver, sculptor and archaeologist. He received instruction in drawing from Joseph-Marie Vien, Jean-Jacques Lagrenée and Jean-Baptiste Le Prince. In 1778 he departed for Italy, where he developed his landscape draughtsmanship and his passion for antiquity. He travelled incessantly, recording everything he saw and venturing out from Rome to Venice, Naples and Sicily. An example of the numerous drawings he produced is the ...

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Armenian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active then naturalised in France.

Born 1864, in Erzurum; died 1949, in Paris.

Painter, pastellist, engraver. Seascapes, landscapes.

Chabanian became the pupil of Gustave Moreau in Paris after studying with Paoletti. He received an honourable mention in 1896 at the Salon des Artistes Français, and another at the Exposition Universelle in 1900. He exhibited at the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, and participated in the Exposition in Brussels in 1910, when he was made a Chevalier in the Légion d’Honneur. He also exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français in 1939, and the Salon des Indépendants in 1943....

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Japanese, 19th century, male.

Active in the Osaka region before 1820.

Print artist.

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Choki  

Japanese, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active 1760-1800.

Painter, print artist. Portraits, genre scenes.

Choki was active in Edo (Tokyo) from 1773 to 1811. He was a pupil of Toriyama Sekien and illustrated his master’s books. His portraits, especially of women, are distinguished by the elegance of their drawing and their rich, harmonious colouring. An ukiyo-e artist, he could render a snowfall or a sultry, starlit night with equal lyricism: the influence of Sharaku and Haronubu, among others, can be discerned in his work. He is particularly famous for his portraits of beautiful women in bust form, a new genre in about ...

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Brenda G. Jordan

Japanese painter and woodblock-print designer. He is thought to have studied under Toriyama Sekien (1712–88), the teacher of Kitagawa Utamaro. Chōki specialized in compositions of beautiful women (bijinga), sometimes with little or no background but more often with atmospheric backgrounds in which there is a limited sense of depth. He was influenced by Utamaro, Torii Kiyonaga (...

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Flemish School, 19th century, male.

Born 1786, in Brussels; died 1831, at Château Leithain, near Donauwörth (Bavaria).

Painter, engraver, draughtsman. Landscapes, landscapes with figures, seascapes, animals.

Joseph Charles Cogels visited Düsseldorf art school in 1805. From 1819 onwards he lived in Munich. He worked for the duke of Leuchtenberg and taught Princess Elisabeth of Bavaria. Cogels published a book on medieval architecture....

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Dutch, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born in Sukabumi, Indonesia.

Engraver, illustrator, lithographer.

A lithographer and etcher known for her illustrations of children's books and her posters, Rie Cramer also made theatrical costumes for the theatre directed by Edouard Verkade, whom she married.

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Andrew W. Moore

English painter and etcher. In the early 1820s he rapidly developed his skills as an etcher. Three prints, Near Norwich, Whitlingham Staithe and Bure Bridge (all 1827), demonstrate his developed sensitivity of line. His watercolour study for Bure Bridge, Aylsham (1826; Norwich, Castle Mus.) testifies to his fluid use of wash freely applied over light pencil. Daniell also began to paint in oils and received a few lessons from ...

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1775; died 1811, in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka).

Painter, draughtsman, engraver. Hunting scenes, landscapes with figures, landscapes.

Samuel Daniell was the brother of William Daniell and the nephew of Thomas Daniell. He was a pupil of Medland and exhibited for the first time at the Royal Academy in ...

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Donald A. Rosenthal

French painter, illustrator and writer. His early training was as a theatrical scene painter and a designer of lithographic illustrations. In Bordeaux he studied with Pierre Lacour (ii) (1778–1859) and worked with Thomas Olivier (1772–1839), chief scene designer at the Grand-Théâtre. He subsequently studied in Paris in the studio of the landscape and history painter ...

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Eiri  

Japanese, 18th – 19th century, male.

Activec.1795-1800.

Painter, print artist.

Chokyosai Eiri is not to be confused with Rekisentei Eiri, as established by Lane. He was a pupil of Hosoda Eishi. Only a few works by this artist are known to us: some very fine okubi-e (large-scale portraits) of beautiful women ( ...

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Japanese, 19th century, male.

Print artist. Scenes with figures, urban landscapes.

New York, 27 March 1991: View of the Construction of Electric Lighting in a Ginza Street in Tokyo (1883, Chuban print, triptych, 10 × 6½ ins/25.6 × 16.4 cm) USD 2,420

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Eisen  

Japanese, 19th century, male.

Born 1790; died 1848.

Print artist.

Eisen began by studying the Kano and Tosa styles before becoming a pupil of Eizan. He specialised in depictions of beautiful women. Between 1837 and 1842 he also assisted Hiroshige (1797-1858) with his series ...

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Brenda G. Jordan

Japanese painter and woodblock-print designer. Having first studied under Kanō Hakkeisei (Jikeisai), he became acquainted c. 1810 with the Kanō-style painter Kikukawa Eiji and his son Kikukawa Eizan (1787–1867), a ukiyoe (‘pictures of the floating world’) artist, at that time producing pictures of beautiful women (...

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Eishi  

Japanese, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1756, in Edo (now Tokyo); died 1829, in 1815 according to some sources.

Painter, print artist.

Eishi was a samurai descended from a military family, and a member of the personal entourage of the shogun. He gave up all his official duties to devote himself to his art. He was probably a disciple of Utamaro (...