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American, 19th century, female.

Born in Portland (Maine); died 1904, in New York.

Painter.

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Alexandra Wedgwood

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Philip McEvansoneya

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Swedish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1 July 1877, in Johannishus.

Painter. Portraits.

Having studied at the academy of art in Copenhagen in the last few years of the 19th century, Arvid Aae went on to specialise in painting portraits of children.

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Danish, 19th century, male.

Born 29 January 1833, in Odense; died 2 November 1895, in Copenhagen.

Painter. Landscapes with figures, landscapes.

Carl Frederik Aagaard studied at the Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi in Copenhagen, and then assisted his elder brother, from whom he learned the technique of engraving on glass. He then became assistant to the painter and decorative artist Georg Hilker, working with him on projects at the university and other public buildings. Later he joined Heinrich Hansen to work on prestigious decorating projects, particularly the chapel of King Christian IV. During this time, Aagaard worked with the landscape painter Peter Christian Skovgaard, and exhibited for the first time in ...

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Danish, 19th century, male.

Born 3 May 1818, in Odense; died 22 May 1879, in Copenhagen.

Engraver (wood).

Johan Peter, elder brother of the landscape painter Carl Frederik Aagaard, worked first as a shoemaker, following in his father's footsteps. He then went to Copenhagen, where he learned wood engraving. He showed for the first time at the annual exhibition of the Kongelige Danske Kunstakademi in Copenhagen in ...

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Norwegian, 19th century, male.

Born 13 October 1863, in Levanger.

Painter. Seascapes.

Aagaard began his studies at the Trondheim technical school and then worked at the royal academy of art in Oslo. He later studied painting with Christian Krohg and Harriet Backer. He exhibited at the Paris ...

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British, 19th century, female.

Sculptor. Busts.

Miss Aagot-Vangen exhibited a plaster bust at the Paris Salon of 1905.

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Norwegian, 19th century, male.

Born 3 September 1856, in Elverum; died 1 May 1904.

Painter, lithographer. Landscapes.

Olaf Alakram began his artistic education late in life. Around 1890 he worked with the painters Werenskojold and Gerhard Munthe in Oslo. He then went to train in Copenhagen under Zarhman in ...

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Norwegian, 19th century, male.

Born 24 December 1854, in Rauland.

Painter, sculptor. Genre scenes, portraits.

At the age of 20, Aanonsen decided to study with the painter Brynjulf Larsen Bergslien, where he stayed for three years. He then went to Munich to work with the Bavarian painter Anton Seitz, an imitator of Meissonnier. He returned to Oslo in ...

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Norwegian, 19th century, female.

Born 27 May 1826, in Flekkefjord.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, still-lifes, animals.

Marie-Hélène Aarestrup studied with the painter Reusch in Bergen and then with Ange Tissier in Paris in 1859. Finally she worked with Benjamin Vautier in Düsseldorf, and later asked Charles Chaplin to advise her. She exhibited for the first time in Oslo in ...

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Danish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 14 August 1852, in Nyborg.

Sculptor. Statues.

Initially a woodcarver, Carl Wilhelm Oluf Peter Aarsleff went on to study under Fjeldskov at the Kunstakademi in Copenhagen from 1872 to 1876. In 1879 his statue of Telemachus, now in the museum of Odense, earned him a gold medal. He visited Paris, Greece and Italy, where he stayed for quite some time in Rome. His works can be seen in the art gallery of Copenhagen and at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. The art lover Jacobsen commissioned two reliefs which now adorn the façade of the latter. Aarsleff was also involved in the decoration of Copenhagen's law courts. He was appointed a member of the Kunstakademi of Copenhagen in ...

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Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Sculptor. Busts.

A. Aarts showed an ivory sculpture representing a Head of a Laughing Child at the Brussels Exhibition in 1897.

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Jan Jaap Heij

Dutch printmaker and painter. He trained at the Academie voor Beeldende Kunsten in The Hague, where he subsequently taught graphic art (1893–1911). In 1911 he succeeded Pieter Dupont as professor in graphics at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam under the directorship of Antoon Derkinderen. In the early years of his career Aarts produced some paintings using the pointillist technique, mostly landscapes (The Hague, Gemeentemus.); he also carved some sculptures in wood. He is, however, best known for his graphic work. In technique and subject-matter, his prints have a great deal in common with those of Dupont. As the latter’s successor he devoted himself to the revival of engraving, which his predecessor had reintroduced; his own experiments in this medium (in particular his scenes with diggers and beggars, all ...

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Dutch, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 18 August 1871, in The Hague; died 19 October 1934, in Amsterdam.

Engraver, lithographer.

Johannes Josephus Aarts studied at the school of fine art in The Hague and became professor in graphics at the art academy of Amsterdam.

He executed wood engravings and etchings....

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Spanish, 19th century, male.

Born during the first half of the 19th century, in Andalusia; died before 1856, at a very young age.

Painter. Landscapes.

Before his extremely untimely death, Mariano Abad was a member of the academy of arts in Granada. He taught anatomy at the city's ...

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Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1862, in Gijón (Asturias); died 1920, in Madrid.

Painter, illustrator. History painting, portraits, landscapes, seascapes.

Juan Martínez Abades studied at the Escuela Especial de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado (school of painting, sculpture and engraving) in Madrid. While he was there he also took lessons from José Grajera. The award of a grant in ...

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Spanish, 19th century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 19th century.

Born 1842, in Huesca.

Painter, draughtsman. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes.

Abadías studied with Federico de Madrazo, Carlos Mugico and Bernardino Montañés. In 1866, he was appointed as teacher of drawing at the grammar school in Huesca, later taking up a similar post at the grammar school in Cordova. Abadías produced a large number of paintings, including genre scenes depicting the customs of the Aragon region of Spain, portraits, landscapes and seascapes. He also decorated Huesca's city hall....

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Claude Laroche

French architect and restorer. He was the son of a Neo-classical architect of the same name (1783–1868), who was a pupil of Charles Percier and architect to the département of Charente. The younger Paul Abadie began studying architecture in 1832 by joining the atelier of ...