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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 4 April 1762; died 18 June 1827.

Painter, lithographer, collector.

Sir John Fleming Leicester, 1st Lord de Tabley, was a great patron and collector of British paintings. He put together an important collection at Tabley House (his country residence in Cheshire) and in his London house in the early part of the 19th century, with the aim of founding a National Gallery of British Art....

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1620, in Rotterdam; died 31 August 1676, in Rotterdam.

Painter, architect, collector. Religious subjects, portraits.

Lois married Eva van Mismebeck on 31 August 1649. He was captain of the civil guard from 1652 to 1653, and in 1664 was made an alderman....

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Active in The Hague.

Born c. 1648.

Painter, collector.

Michelet was a pupil of Cornelis Monincx.

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Dutch, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1649, in Dordrecht; died c. 1727.

Painter, collector. Religious subjects, portraits.

Jakob Moelart studied with Nicolas Moos, and became well known as an excellent portrait painter and a painter of historical subjects. Houbraken singles out several of his works for praise, especially his ...

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born 1580, in Delft; died after 1620.

Painter, collector.

Montfoort was a pupil of Michiel Mierevelt.

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born c. 1849; died 1919, in London.

Painter, watercolourist, art dealer, collector. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Charles Fairfax Murray was a pupil of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. He worked as a studio assistant to Burne-Jones and was later sent to Italy to make copies of Old Masters for Ruskin. He exhibited at the Royal Academy and the Grosvenor Gallery from 1867 onward. He was also an art collector....

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Active in The Hague.

Died 1701.

Painter, collector. Still-lifes, birds.

In 1692 Jacobus de Neys was in the guild in The Hague. He went to Rome with Matheus Terwesten, and there used the surname 'De Genereuse'. He died while travelling. He is known for his still-lifes and paintings of birds....

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 28 December 1782, in Cologne; died 18 November 1849, in Cologne.

Painter, draughtsman, writer, collector.

Studied under E. Mengelberg, C. A. Grein and C. B. Beckenkamp.

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Dutch, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 15 July 1754, in Rotterdam; died 13 March 1839, in Rotterdam.

Draughtsman, engraver, collector.

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Dutch, 19th century, male.

Born 1808, in Amsterdam.

Painter, collector. Landscapes.

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Flemish School, 19th century, male.

Died 1845, in Pisa.

Painter, caricaturist, engraver (burin), collector. Horses.

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Dutch, 16th century, male.

Painter, poet, collector.

A glass painter by this name is on record as having being active in Herzogenbuch in 1520.

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Dutch, 19th century, male.

Born 14 August 1812, in Amsterdam.

Painter (?), collector. Landscapes.

Isaac Salm was a pupil of Verschuur. His works are to be found in Haarlem.

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Venice.

Born 1742; died 1803.

Painter, art restorer, art writer, art dealer.

Giovanni Maria Sasso advised British art collectors on Venetian art. Clients included John Strange, Richard Worsley and Abraham Hume. He was commissioned to compile a Venezia Pittrice...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Died 1672, in Florence.

Painter, collector.

Sera was the pupil of Domenico Passignano and T. Tinelli.

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Dutch, 18th century, male.

Born 1694 or 1695, in Haarlem; died 10 May 1731, in Haarlem.

Painter, engraver (etching), collector. Religious subjects, figures.

Nicolaus Six was a pupil of Carel de Moor. In 1715 he entered the guild of Haarlem and was deputy mayor of that town. The museum of Bremen has a canvas by him entitled ...

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in the UK and in France.

Born 1835, in Montauban; died 23 June 1913, in Stoke-on-Trent.

Potter, painter (porcelain), draughtsman, engraver (etching), collector, writer.

Marc Louis Emmanuel Solon was the father of Leon Victor Solon. He used the pseudonym of Milès. He worked in porcelain factories in Sèvres and Stoke-on-Trent....

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British, 19th century, male.

Born 13 January 1814, in Drypool (Yorkshire); died January 1900, in Florence.

Painter, engraver (burin), collector, dealer. Portraits.

William Spence studied in London, Rome and Florence, settling in Florence in 1838. He lived in the Villa Medici, just below Fiesole, where he received artist friends including the Pre-Raphaelite painter William Holman Hunt....

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American, 19th–20th century, male.

Born 1 January 1864, in Hoboken, New Jersey; died 13 July 1946, in New York City.

Photographer, writer, editor, gallery owner, collector. Cityscapes, landscapes, portraits.

Pictorialism, Modernism. The Linked Ring, Photo-Secession

Alfred Stieglitz was the eldest of six children and attended New York schools before moving to Germany in 1881. There Stieglitz studied photography with photo-chemist Hermann Vogel beginning in 1883. Returning to New York in 1890, Stieglitz joined the Society of Amateur Photographers and became increasingly involved with Pictorialism. Often characterized by a soft-focus, painterly quality, the Pictorialist aesthetic appears in his pictures from this period, such as ...

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born c. 1653, in Rome; died 1737, in Naples.

Painter, collector. Landscapes with figures, animals.

Naples (Mus. di San Martino): Shepherds with Shepherdess and Flock