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Austrian, 19th century, male.

Born 5 January 1849, in Innsbruck.

Painter, watercolourist, art restorer. Religious subjects, portraits. Church decoration.

Resident in Bozen, South Tyrol (now Bolzano, Italy), Cajus d'Andrea did his artistic training under Professor Ludwig Seitz in Rome, and also worked in Florence. He visited several cities in Italy during his study tours, notably Venice, Milan, Siena, Verona and Assisi. Eventually he became a Franciscan monk....

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 4 April 1821, in Lyons.

Painter (including gouache), art restorer, draughtsman. Mythological subjects, religious subjects, genre scenes, landscapes. Wall decorations, church decoration.

A pupil at the École des Beaux-Arts, Lyons (1836-1841), Jean Baptiste Beuchot exhibited landscapes in Lyons in ...

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 11 February 1763, in Toulon; died 28 February 1831, in Toulon.

Sculptor, draughtsman, art restorer. Religious subjects, seascapes. Decorative schemes.

Brun first studied sculpture at the workshop of the Port of Toulon, before moving to Rome in 1782, where he spent six months perfecting his art with the Roman masters of the day. With no means to support himself, he eventually returned to France. Two years later, influential patrons secured him a grant from the King, enabling him to study in Italy for a further four years. Upon his return to Toulon in ...

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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active also active in Argentina.

Born 1859, in Montecassino; died 1932, in Santa Fe, Argentina.

Painter, art restorer. Religious subjects, still-lifes.

Cingolani was a pupil of Seitz, decorative director of the papal palaces in Rome, until 1880. During the pontificate of Leo XIII, he took part in the restoration of Raphael's Logge, the Borgia apartments and the Sistine Chapel, in particular Michelangelo's ...

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1843, in Sapada; died 14 October 1888, in Solothurn.

Sculptor (wood).

Religious sculptures by Collé can be seen in Venice, Vienna, Innsbruck and Solothurn. He devoted himself mainly to the restoration of old wood-carvings.

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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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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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Russian, 19th century, male.

Born 1823; died 29 September 1857.

Painter, art restorer. Religious subjects, genre scenes, portraits.

J. E. Kryukov began his career painting religious subjects, and later worked as a restorer at the Hermitage museum in St Petersburg. He also painted portraits.

Moscow (State Tretyakov Gal.): ...

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 23 June 1808; died 25 January 1878, in Brussels.

Painter, art restorer. Church interiors.

Etienne le Roy restored Rubens's Descent from the Cross in Antwerp Cathedral.

Amsterdam, 8 Oct 1994: Interior of the Old Church in Delft, towards the Choir...

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Canadian, 19th century, male.

Born 10 March 1789, in Quebec; died 1855, in Quebec.

Painter, copyist, art restorer. Religious subjects, genre scenes, portraits, landscapes.

Joseph Légaré started his career as a copier of religious paintings and a restorer of pictures which he collected, notably canvases by Jean Louis Desjardins. He then started to paint portraits as well as Canadian and Native American scenes. He was best known as a portrait painter. He was also a teacher, and one of his pupils was Antoine Plamondon, another Quebec portrait painter. He was a political supporter of Louis Joseph Papineau and was arrested as a suspect after the Lower Canada rebellion in ...

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Austrian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 16 January 1849, in Villanders; died 4 January 1930, in Munich.

Painter, art restorer. Religious subjects. Murals.

Rabensteiner was the pupil of Franz Xaver Barth, Wilhelm von Diez and Ludwig von Löfftz at the academy of fine art in Munich. He executed numerous altar paintings and murals for churches in the Tyrol....

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Flemish School, 18th – 19th century, male.

Baptised 8 September 1755 in Antwerp; died 17 November 1830.

Painter, art restorer. Genre scenes, local scenes (kermesses), rustic scenes, church interiors, landscapes with figures, landscapes, animals.

Petrus Johann van Regemorter trained at the Academie voor Schone Kunsten in Antwerp and worked extensively in private collections. He painted local genre scenes (kermesses) in the tradition of David Teniers, Adriaen van Ostade and Jan Steen and excelled in the representation of moonlit scenes. He taught at the academy and a number of distinguished artists were trained under his supervision. He was dean of the Guild in ...

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Austrian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 17 August 1850, in Meran (now Merano, Italy); died 2 December 1932, in Dorf (Tyrol).

Painter.

Rohregger is best known as a restorer of religious paintings.

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Italian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active in Urbino.

Born 15 November 1759; died 25 May 1848.

Sculptor, painter, architect, art restorer. Religious subjects.

A pupil of Michelangelo Dolci, Francesco Rondelli succeeded his master as professor at the academy in Urbino. He carved a number of figures of angels in Urbino Cathedral as well as painting a ...

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Spanish, 19th century, male.

Born 24 November 1810, in Mataró; died 3 September 1877, in Cordova.

Painter, sculptor, art restorer. Religious subjects.

José Saló y Junquet was a pupil of Fr. Lopez, D. Campeny and S. Mayol. He produced paintings for Cordova Cathedral and the church of Adamuz....

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 6 August 1789, in Murano; died 18 April 1865, in Venice.

Painter, art restorer. Frescoes, church decoration.

Examples of Sebastiano Santi's work, particularly frescoes, can be found in the churches of Venice.

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Austrian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 25 February 1860, in Schwaz; died 8 February 1919, in Hall (Tyrol).

Painter, art restorer. Religious subjects, mythological subjects. Murals.

Alfons Siber studied from 1881 to 1890 at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Vienna and moved to Innsbruck, where he painted several murals for churches in the region....

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Austrian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 31 March 1827, in Steyr; died 1924.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Anton Stern was also a restorer of paintings.

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Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 25 June 1857, in Hamme; died 6 November 1927, in Louvain.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

Van Uytvanck was a pupil of Jean Baptiste Béthune. He worked mainly as a restorer of sculptures, especially for the churches in Louvain and Mechelen....

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Russian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 5 March 1856, in Omsk; died 1 April 1910, in St Petersburg.

Painter, draughtsman (charcoal/ink), watercolourist, illustrator, sculptor, designer, art restorer. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, allegorical subjects, figures. Murals, church decoration, theatre sets.

Symbolism.

Peredvizhniki (Association of Traveling Art Exhibitions), Golubaya Roza (Blue Rose), Abramtsevo Artists’ Colony...