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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 24 March 1859, in Angers; died 1941, in Angers.

Painter, decorative artist, lithographer. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, genre scenes. Designs for stained glass.

He was a pupil of Ernest Hebert and Luc-Olivier Merson at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Between ...

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1941, in Aricò.

Sculptor, painter, glassmaker. Religious subjects, figures, animals.

Gianni Aricò received a diploma in architecture from Venice University in 1971. In 1974 he set up his sculpture studio in the de-consecrated church of S Andrea della Zirada in Venice....

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1928, in Colognola ai Colli, near Verona.

Painter, engraver, graphic designer, fresco artist, sculptor. Religious subjects. Designs for stained glass.

Bellomi studied initially at the Cignaroli Academy in Verona. After World War II, he worked as a coal miner in St-Étienne in France. However, he spent most of his life in Verona where, ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1887, in Paris; died 14 June 1940, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman, decorative artist. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, figures, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, horses. Frescoes, murals, designs for stained glass.

Billotey studied under the academic painters Jules Lefebvre (1836-1911) and Tony Robert-Fleury (...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1911, in Le Mans; died 16 December 1982, as the result of an accident.

Painter, fresco artist. Religious subjects, landscapes. Designs for stained glass.

Paul Bony exhibited in Paris, showing a fresco at the Salon of the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts in ...

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 12 February 1828, in Lyons; died 1913.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes. Frescoes, designs for stained glass.

Paul Borel was a pupil of Louis Janmot. After 1863 Borel ceased to exhibit and began to decorate churches and chapels: he painted his frescoes unaided, and was unwilling to accept any payment for his work. His decorative works from this period include ...

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Swedish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Göteborg.

Born 1840, in Oerebro; died 1922.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, interiors with figures, church interiors. Wall decorations, designs for stained glass.

Karl Callmander studied in Stockholm, Düsseldorf, Antwerp, Paris and Munich. His repertoire consisted of genre scenes, portraits, wall and ceiling decorations and later a number of stained glass windows....

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 6 October 1886, in Milan; died 27 March 1973, in Milan.

Painter, draughtsman, pastellist, sculptor. Religious subjects, figures, portraits, genre scenes, scenes with figures, animals. Designs for stained glass.

Aldo Carpi was a pupil of Stefano Bersani. He entered the Accademia di Brera in ...

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 1879, in Friedrichshafen; died 1956, in Tegerndorf.

Painter, lithographer. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits, landscapes. Frescoes, designs for stained glass.

Karl Caspar trained at the art academy in Stuttgart and with Ludwig Herterich at the academy in Munich. In 1905...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 16 December 1896, in Pau; died 8 December 1943, in Tarbes.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes. Murals, designs for stained glass.

René Marie Joseph Castaing was the son and, initially, pupil of Henry Joseph Castaing. He was called into service in World War I when only 18 years old, and was stationed in Champagne, Lorraine, Macedonia and, following the armistice, in Algeria. On the death of his father Henry, René Castaing went on to study in ...

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Russian, 20th century, male.

Active naturalised in France from 1937.

Born 7 July 1887, in Vitebsk; died 28 March 1985, in St-Paul-de-Vence, France.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, sculptor, ceramicist, engraver, decorative artist, illustrator. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, landscapes with figures. Murals, designs for stained glass, designs for mosaics, low reliefs...

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Swiss, 20th century, male.

Born 22 March 1879, in Geneva; died 8 November 1945, in Lausanne.

Painter (including gouache), pastellist, illustrator, decorative artist, art restorer. Scenes with figures, figures, portraits, waterscapes. Frescoes, designs for stained glass, designs for mosaics, church decoration, stage sets.

Alexandre Cingria was descended from a famous Levantine family and the brother of the writer Charles-Albert Cingria. He studied at the university and art schools in Geneva, the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris, the academies in Munich and on several occasions in Florence. He started painting in ...

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Irish, 20th century, male.

Born 17 March 1889, in Dublin; died 6 January 1931, in Coire, Switzerland.

Painter, stained glass painter, draughtsman, illustrator, designer. Religious subjects. Designs for stained glass.

Harry Clarke studied with his father Joshua Clarke, a stained glass painter, from the age of 16 and at Dublin Metropolitan School of Art ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 15 June 1879, in Paris; died 26 April 1963, in Montmorency.

Painter, potter, designer. Mythological and religious subjects, portraits, nudes, landscapes, urban landscapes, still-lifes. Wall decorations, designs for stained glass.

Georges-Louis Claude was educated at the Bernard Palissy college of design in Paris and went on to teach decorative painting at the school of applied arts there (now the École Supérieure des Arts Appliqués Olivier de Serres), where his students included the future master painter-on-glass Paul Bony and the poster artist Hervé Morvan....

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 24 November 1870, in Lyons.

Painter. Figure compositions, religious subjects, portraits. Designs for stained glass.

Georges Decôte studied under Jean-Baptiste Poncet and Tony Tollet at the École des Beaux-Arts in Lyons. Moving to Paris, he studied with Gustave Moreau and Jules Valadon. He began exhibiting at the Salon des Artistes Français in ...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 7 June 1931, in Eatonton (Georgia).

Painter, draughtsman (including ink), collage artist, print artist, sculptor, collector, art historian. Religious subjects, figures, portraits, figure compositions, scenes with figures, landscapes. Designs for stained glass.

David C. Driskell earned a BFA at Howard University in ...

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1928, in Frasnes-lez-Couvin.

Painter. Religious subjects. Murals, designs for stained glass.

Van Espen was a student at the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Namur and at the Institut Supérieur in La Cambre. He was a founder member of the Axis 59...

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Japanese, 20th century, male.

Active in Paris from 1913, naturalised in 1955.

Born 27 November 1886, in Edogama, near Tokyo, baptised in 1959; died 29 January 1968, in Zurich.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, draughtsman (including ink/wash), fresco artist, print artist (including lithography/etching/aquatint), illustrator, decorative artist...

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French, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA fromc.1943.

Born 1901, in Chinon; died 2 September 1968, in New York.

Painter (including gouache), poster artist, draughtsman, pastellist, illustrator. Religious subjects, local scenes, figures, nudes, portraits, landscapes with figures, urban landscapes, still-lifes (flowers/fruit). Murals, designs for stained glass...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 14 April 1884, in St-Quentin (Aisne); died 1941.

Painter, sculptor, engraver, lithographer. Religious subjects, portraits. Designs for stained glass.

Gabriel Charles Girodon was a pupil of Fernand Cormon at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and won the Prix de Rome in ...