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French, 19th century, male.

Born 29 May 1799, in Paris.

Engraver (burin).

A pupil of Guérin and Oortman and a prominent engraver during the Restoration and the reign of Louis-Philippe, Pierre Michel Adam taught engraving at the Institut Royal des Sourds-Muets (Royal Institute for the Deaf). Among his prolific output, perhaps the best-known works are portraits engraved between ...

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Philippe Durey

He arrived in Paris in 1765 to become a pupil of Augustin Pajou. Although he never won the Prix de Rome, he appears to have travelled to Rome in the early 1770s. About 1780 or 1781 he was involved in the decoration of Claude-Nicolas Ledoux’s Hôtel Thélusson, Paris. From ...

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 4 April 1792, in Paris; died 1849, in Paris.

Engraver (burin).

The second representative of the Blanchard family, Auguste II was a pupil of his father and an important engraver of the Restoration period. He signed his reproduction engravings and portraits ...

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Died 1827, in Paris.

Painter, lithographer.

He trained at the art school in Montpellier and gained a second-class medal in 1824. He was appointed director of the restoration of paintings at the Louvre in 1816. At the 1799 Salon he exhibited ...

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1770, in Paris; died 1846.

Engraver.

He engraved medals of the major personalities and events of the Empire, the Restoration, and the July Monarchy.

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Dibard  

French, 19th century, male.

Engraver.

The writer Béraldi mentions the following works as being by Dibard: Empire and Restoration, Enjoying the Woods, The Botany Lesson, and various subjects for The Virtue of Women.

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 8 July 1829, in Antwerp; died 5 February 1871, in Antwerp.

Sculptor, engraver.

Lodewijk Franciscus Durlet was a pupil at the academy in Antwerp. He executed decorative sculptures for the restoration of the cathedral towers. He later mainly devoted himself to wooden sculptures, altarpieces and church furniture....

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Active in Brescia.

Born c. 1789; died 6 April 1869.

Painter, lithographer.

Pierto Filippini studied under Giuseppe Bezzuoli in Florence. He was an excellent restorer (he restored a Fra Angelico in the church of S Alessandro) and a talented mosaic artist. He introduced lithography to Brescia....

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French, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 16 December 1946, in Boulogne-sur-Seine.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, sculptor, art restorer. Figures, landscapes, still-lifes.

Symbolism.

Béatrice Flaud studied history of art at the École du Louvre in Paris, and received a broad artistic education, studying engraving, painting and art restoration....

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German architect, painter, sculptor, printmaker and writer. He belonged to a large family of artists descended from Franz Joseph (Ignatz Anton) Heideloff (1676–1772), who was a sculptor and possibly also a painter. He was trained by the architect Nikolaus Friedrich von Thouret, the sculptor ...

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 8 March 1821, in Liège; died 15 February 1906, in Liège.

Painter, engraver, art restorer, art critic. Religious subjects, historical subjects. Church decoration.

He was a pupil at the academies in Liège and in Düsseldorf. He worked on the decoration and restoration of numerous paintings in churches in Liège and along the Meuse. He was the director of ...

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 6 November 1815, in Paris.

Engraver.

A pupil of Olivier and Hibon, Jean Huguet exhibited at the Salon between 1857 and 1861. He gave up engraving, and went to Antwerp to work as a restorer.

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Austrian, 19th century, male.

Active in Vienna.

Born 30 March 1848, in Vienna.

Engraver, painter, art restorer. Religious subjects, portraits, figures. Vignettes.

Victor Jasper studied at the academy in Vienna and became one of the most important engravers of his time. Initially, he engraved sculptures for the academy of sciences and archaeological reviews. He also did a frontispiece vignette for Thausing's monograph of Dürer, ...

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Japanese, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1847; died 1915.

Painter, print artist. Historical subjects, figures, genre scenes, still-lifes.

Kiyochika was the son of a low-ranking samurai who lost his inheritance after the Meiji Restoration in 1868. Largely self-taught, he especially admired the prints of Hiroshige (...

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 11 May 1789, in Conversano; died 28 May 1876, in Naples.

Painter, art restorer, engraver (burin). Portraits, genre scenes, interiors with figures.

He exhibited in Naples from 1830.

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 1791, in Weimar; died 5 October 1861, in Weimar.

Painter, engraver (etching), art restorer. Landscapes.

Lieber was a pupil of Heinrich Meyer in Weimar, and of Friedrich and Kersdings in Dresden. He received encouragement from Goethe.

Weimar (Goethe-Nationalmus.): Women at the Fountain...

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German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1 October 1772, in Stauffen, near Freiburg; died 9 February 1844, in Florence.

Engraver (burin), art restorer, picture dealer.

Johann Metzger was a student at the academy in Munich, and later worked in Florence. He was a pupil of Morghen....

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Polish, 19th century, male.

Born 1800, near Kalisz; died 1894, in Posen (now Poznan).

Painter, lithographer, copyist, art restorer. Genre scenes.

Fabian Sarnecki studied in Berlin and Paris, and settled in Posen, where he lost his sight. The Mielzynski museum in that town owns his ...

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 13 January 1792, in Worms; died 12 May 1855, in Berlin.

Painter, lithographer, copyist, art restorer. Portraits, still-lifes, landscapes.

Jacob Schlesinger studied first with his father, the painter Johann Schlesinger, then in Mannheim and Munich. In 1822, he was appointed a professor in Berlin. Although he is best known as a skilful copyist and restorer of paintings, he also left some portraits and paintings of fruits. He was curator of the Berlin Museum....

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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 5 September 1858, in Pollone.

Painter, engraver, art restorer. Genre scenes, landscapes.

The son of Carlo Silvestri, Oreste Silvestri was a student at the Accademia di Brera in Milan. He worked in Milan and exhibited in Rome and Turin....