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French, 14th – 15th century, male.

Born c. 1335, in Valenciennes; died between 1403 and 1413, in Bourges.

Painter, illuminator, sculptor. Funerary monuments (recumbent statues).

Beauneveu has been described as the most distinguished sculptor and painter of his time. His hand was responsible for the illuminations in the ...

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Flemish School, 14th century, male.

Died at the end of 1408.

Painter, illuminator.

He was the son of the sculptor Quentin Coene, and in 1388 painted a Last Judgement for the Magistrates' Hall in Bruges. He was an officer of the Guild in 1397. A Jehane Coene, master painter in the town of Bruges, worked at the château of Male ...

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French, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1490, in Soucy, near Sens; died c. 1560, in Paris.

Painter, sculptor, engraver, illustrator, architect.

First Fontainebleau School.

It seems incontrovertible that Jean Cousin was a painter and an engraver. His activity as an architect seems to have been limited to the publication in ...

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French, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1522, probably in Sens (Yonne); died c. 1594, in Paris.

Painter, sculptor, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator. History painting, religious subjects, mythological subjects.

Fontainebleau School.

Jean Cousin the Younger was a pupil of his father Jean Cousin the Elder and worked for most of his life in Sens....

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German, 15th century, male.

Illuminator, sculptor.

Nicolaus belonged to the Carmelite order, and is remembered for his illuminated manuscripts for psalters and antiphonaries for the Carmelite convent in Mainz (an example of which is now in Munich).

Munich (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek)

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Spanish, 16th century, male.

Died 1604, in Toledo (Castile-La Mancha).

Illuminator.

The Salazars were a 16th-century family of artists, including painters, sculptors and, especially, illuminators. The illuminators worked mainly on choir books for the Escorial Palace and on mass books for Toledo Cathedral. According to some authors, both Juan and Ambrosio died in ...

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Italian, 12th century, male.

Active in Puglia.

Sculptor, illuminator, goldsmith.