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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1555, in Cremona; died 11 June 1619, in Parma.

Painter, fresco artist, draughtsman, architect. Religious subjects.

Emilia School.

Giovan Battista Trotti was one of the most distinguished pupils of Bernardino Campi and married Campi's niece. He created a veritable school in Emilia in which his influence was a determining force. He painted throughout the region and provided his pupils with sketches of his work. In ...

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Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born in Lugano (Ticino), Switzerland.

Sculptor, architect. Religious subjects.

Cremona School.

Lorenzo Trotti was a pupil of Giovanni G. Pedoni in Cremona. He worked for Cremona cathedral and for the town's churches.

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French, 19th century, male.

Active in Paris.

Born 1798; died 1823, in Paris.

Painter, lithographer. Historical subjects, figures, genre scenes, church interiors, architectural views, landscapes, ruins, still-lifes.

Truchot made his Salon debut in 1819 and was awarded a silver medal in 1822, a year before his premature death. He worked for the Duke of Orléans (later King Louis-Philippe) and painted chiefly architectural themes, feudal castles, cloister interiors and churches. He also travelled to England, where he painted Canterbury Cathedral. He was a close friend of Xavier le Prince, who occasionally painted human figures for Truchot's compositions....

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 6 December 1859, in Berlin; died 27 February 1909, in Potsdam.

Painter.

Max Tubenthal was a pupil at the Berlin academy, and of Chr. Wilberg. He was a painter of religious subjects, landscapes, portraits and architectural views.

Essen (Folkwang Mus.): ...

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British, 19th century, male.

Active in London during the first half of the 19th century.

Painter. Religious subjects, landscapes, architectural views.

J.O. Tudor exhibited at the Royal Academy in London between 1809 and 1824.

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Swiss, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 3 April 1874, in Baar.

Painter, sculptor. Religious subjects.

Utinger was a student at the academy in Dresden and was also an architect. He worked mainly in Silesia, where he did altar paintings and war memorials.

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 21 February 1599, in Pisa or in Florence; died 27 July 1660, in Florence.

Painter, engraver. Religious subjects, architectural views.

Giovanni Battista Vanni was taught by Empoli, Aurelio Lomi, Matteo Rosselli and Cristoforo Allori. He is best known for a ...

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 30 July 1511, in Arezzo; died 27 June 1574, in Florence.

Painter, draughtsman. Historical subjects, religious subjects, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, architectural views.

Giorgio Vasari is known as both an architect and a writer. He wrote Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects...

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born c. 1410-12, in Castiglione di Val d'Orcia; died 6 June 1480, in Siena.

Painter, sculptor (wood/marble/bronze), caster (bronze), goldsmith, architect. Frescoes, busts, religious furnishings.

Sienese School.

Vecchietta's baptismal certificate established that he was born in August 1410, rather than 1412...

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Flemish School, 16th century, male.

Active in Ghent.

Painter, sculptor, draughtsman, architect, geographer. Religious subjects, architectural views.

Franciscus van de Velde designed buildings and made sculptures and paintings for the abbey of St Peter near Ghent.

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 1788, in Moorseele; died 3 April 1837, in Courtrai.

Painter (including gouache), draughtsman. Scenes with figures, church interiors, landscapes, urban views, architectural views, ruins.

Séraphin François Vermote sketched and painted views of castles and historical curiosities.

Courtrai (Broelmus.): Arrival of the Coach in the Main Square in Ypres...

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 20 January 1795, in Mechelen; died 1872, in Venice.

Painter. Historical subjects, figures, genre scenes, church interiors, architectural interiors, landscapes, seascapes, urban views, architectural views.

Frans Vervloet was the pupil of his brother Johannes Josephus Vervloet, also following a course of study at the academy of fine art in Mechelen and then at the academy of Amsterdam. After several trips to Italy, he painted landscapes of the Neapolitan countryside, views of Venice and interiors of Italian churches....

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Russian, 19th century, male.

Born 15 January 1787, in St Petersburg; died 12 January 1855, in St Petersburg.

Painter, architect. Religious subjects, portraits, mythological scenes.

Karl Vitberg trained under G.U. Ugryumov at the academy in St Petersburg from 1802. He made drawings and architectural landscapes in early 1800s. He worked as architect in Vyatka and Moscow and was involved towards the end of his life in the building of the Cathedral of St George in Tiflis (now Tbilisi)....

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1611, in Delft; died 1675, buried the 28 October in Delft.

Painter, draughtsman. Figures, portraits, winter landscapes, landscapes with figures, architectural views, interiors, church interiors.

School of Delft.

Hendrick Cornelisz. van der Vliet was a pupil of his uncle Willem van der Vliet and Michiel Zanzoon Mierevelt, and entered the Delft guild in 1632. He initially painted portraits and later, adopting the style of Emmanuel de Witte, he painted perspectives and church views that were highly rated. He knew how to skilfully apply chiaroscuro effects and he is also known for scenes lit by torches in the style of Schalcken. He was a skilful draughtsman, portraying his figures with shrewdness....

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Dutch, 16th century, male.

Born 1526, in Leeuwarden; died between 1606 and 1609, in Antwerp.

Painter, architect, draughtsman, engraver, designer of ornamental architectural features, decorative artist, art restorer. Religious subjects, landscapes, architectural views, interiors, church interiors, gardens, decorative motifs (grotesques), models (buildings).

Prague School.

Hans Vredeman de Vries was a pupil of Cornelis Floris (Cornelis Cornelis de Vriendt) and studied painting in Amsterdam. He was a great traveller and went to Mechelen, to Antwerp in 1549 and again in 1562 and from 1575 to 1585 and then to Leipzig. In 1586, he went to Frankfurt and then Brunswick, where he was based until 1596. In 1591 he was in Hamburg. Between 1592 and 1595 he worked in Danzig (now Gdansk) where he designed the fortifications and some ornamental motifs and also decorated the town hall and a number of churches. Next he went to Prague (1596-1598), to the court of Rudolph II, and to Amsterdam and The Hague. He had two sons, Salomon and Paul, who worked with him....

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Flemish School, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1567, in Antwerp; died probably after 1630.

Painter, draughtsman. Interiors with figures, church interiors, architectural views.

Prague School.

The son of Hans, Paul Vredeman de Vries worked for Emperor Rudolph II in Prague. Working in collaboration with Josse van Winghen, he painted a work for the church of St Gery in Brussels....

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1587, in The Hague.

Painter. Landscapes, church interiors, architectural views.

Peeter de Vries may have been the son of Salomon de Vries.

Orléans: Church Interior

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1603, in Rotterdam; died end June 1637, in The Hague.

Painter. Religious subjects, architectural views, church interiors.

In 1624, Jan van der Vucht married Anne Gerrits and in 1632 settled in The Hague. He painted interiors, for which Palamedes often executed the figures....

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 9 November 1729 or or, in Paris; died 2 November 1798, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman (including wash/ink), engraver, architect. Historical subjects, church interiors, architectural interiors, landscapes, urban landscapes, architectural views.

Charles de Wailly studied under Blondel and Lejay. He became a member of the Académie Royale d'Architecture and exhibited at the Paris Salon between ...

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British, 19th century, male.

Active in London during the first half of the 19th century.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes, waterscapes, seascapes, architectural views.

George Walker exhibited in London, most notably at the Royal Academy, from 1792 to 1815.

London (Victoria and Albert Mus.): ...