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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 17 January 1869, in Paris; died April 1934, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator. Religious subjects, figures, genre scenes, landscapes. Wall decorations, frescoes, designs for tapestries, stage costumes and sets.

René Piot did wall decorations and theatre design had a certain vogue in the first years of the 20th century. After being part of the Nabis Group at the Académie Julian, he joined Gustave Moreau's studio in 1890, where he met Matisse and Braque. He was an Officer of the Légion d'Honneur....

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Canadian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1860; died 1946.

Painter, decorative designer. Religious subjects, landscapes.

Toussaint Xénophon Renaud was a pupil at the school of Father Chobert, and then at the school of the master designer Napoléon Bourassa. He executed designs and paintings for 122 churches, 26 chapels and several presbyteries in Canada. In his leisure time he produced landscapes....

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 18 July 1869, in Bremen; died 26 December 1910, in Bremen.

Painter. Portraits. Church decoration, theatre decoration.

Albert Ritterhoff studied at the Munich college of the applied arts and went on to provide decorative compositions for the theatre in Bremen and for the church of St James in Brunswick....

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 6 May 1844, in Dresden; died 14 January 1918, in Dresden.

Painter. Genre scenes, portraits. Wall decorations, church decoration.

Moritz Rödig painted a series of decorative murals for the town hall in Bautzen, a 12 Disciples for the church in Storcha, portraits of four presidents of the Dresden artists' association, and a portrait of ...

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Switzerland from 1870, naturalised in 1888, also active in France from 1884.

Born 21 July 1866, in Altona; died 1926, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator, designer. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, genre scenes, nudes, portraits, landscapes...

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 28 March 1874, in Cologne.

Painter. Religious subjects. Theatre decoration, church decoration.

Robert Seuffert was a pupil of Karl F. Gebhardt and Peter J.T. Janssen; he painted altarpieces and theatre sets.

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Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 15 March 1872, in Cartagena (Murcia); died 15 April 1956, in Cartagena.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator, decorative artist. Religious subjects, genre scenes, portraits, urban landscapes, landscapes with figures, seascapes, still-lifes. Murals.

Alfonso Siles Badia was a pupil at the Escuela de Bellas Artes in Madrid and studied with the painter José Lozano. From ...

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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 29 August 1858, in Florence; died 31 December 1934, in Florence.

Sculptor, decorative designer. Religious subjects. Busts.

Dante Sodini was involved in the decoration of the cathedral in Florence and sculpted a large number of busts. His work was exhibited at the Expositions in Paris and he was awarded a gold medal at the Exposition Universelle of ...

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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 8 December 1873, in Trieste.

Sculptor, painter, decorative artist. Religious subjects. Monuments.

Tamburlini studied at the academies of Milan and Munich. He executed several monuments.

Genoa (Gal. d'Arte Moderna): Christ

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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 3 June 1847, in Bologna; died 16 April 1931, in Bologna.

Painter, decorative designer, lithographer. Religious subjects.

Trebbi studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Bologna and then with Alessandro Guardassoni. He painted some frescoes in Bologna Cathedral....

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Spanish, 20th century, male.

Born 1879, in Barcelona; died 1950, in Barcelona.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman, decorative artist. Figure compositions, religious subjects, landscapes with figures. Murals, designs for stained glass.

Symbolism.

Darío Vilas Fernández was a pupil of Ramón Martí Alsina at the Escuela de Bellas Artes in Barcelona, where he exhibited work in ...

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 7 June 1862, in Buddenstadt; died 1932.

Painter, engraver. Figures, genre scenes, church interiors, landscapes, seascapes. Wall decorations.

Wendling was the pupil of Eugen Ducker at the academy of fine art in Düsseldorf. He visited North America, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Holland and France. He was awarded an honourable mention in Berlin in ...

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Norwegian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 7 November 1867, in Soon; died 19 March 1919, in Christiania (now Oslo).

Painter, designer. Religious subjects, figures, portraits, landscapes. Designs for tapestries and stained glass windows.

Husband of Kris Wold; studied at the Kunstakademi in Copenhagen and went on to design furniture, vases, embroidery motifs, tapestry cartoons and stained glass....