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Flemish School, 19th century, male.

Born 28 January 1828, in Louvain; died 19 April 1881, in Louvain.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

In his work, Michel Abelloos sought to return to the tradition of the early masters. He executed the high altar of the church of St Basil in Bruges after drawings by Baron Jean Béthune. He was also responsible for the impressive high altar of St-Cruces near Bruges. Other examples of his work can be found in Belgium, the north of France and England....

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Dutch, 19th century, male.

Born in Louvain.

Sculptor. Religious subjects. Statues, busts.

Jean François Abeloos was a pupil of Karel Geerts. In 1855 he was made professor at the academy of arts in Louvain, replacing his former teacher. He produced a large number of sculptures, examples of which can be found in churches in Belgium. At the Brussels exhibition of ...

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Swiss, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 15 August 1666, in Sursee; died 1740.

Painter, glass painter. Religious subjects, genre scenes. Glass painting.

He was the most distinguished member of his family, and examples of his work - generally subjects taken from history or the Old Testament - are not uncommon. He also painted genre scenes....

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Austrian, 17th century, male.

Active in Hall (Tyrol).

Painter. Religious subjects.

Hall School.

Surviving works by him are several religious paintings and a Crucifixion in the town cemetery of Hall.

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 9 December 1739, in Vienna; died 8 March 1799.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Known works by him include an altar painting for the old parish of Altlerchenfeldt (Vienna) and another for the church of Passeck (now Paseka) in Moravia.

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German, 17th century, male.

Born 1613, in Miesbach; died 1705, in Munich.

Sculptor, draughtsman. Religious subjects.

An artist in the employ of the Elector of Bavaria, he produced a considerable number of works, notably four large evangelical figures beside the high altar and angel figures in the choir of St Cajetan's in Munich. Several works by him are found in other churches in Munich. In ...

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German, 18th century, male.

Born in Munich; died 1728.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

Son and pupil of Balthasar Ableitner. His most familiar works are a sculpted Seated Virgin above the doorway of the Bürgersaal in Munich and the altar in St Theresa's Chapel in Trinity church....

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German, 17th century, male.

Active Bavarian, active in Munich at the beginning of the 17th century.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

No works can be attributed with certainty to this artist. A wooden figure of Paul the Apostle in St Peter's church used to be linked with him, but the inventory indicates it belonged to Balthasar Ableitner. He is known to have sculpted a ...

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French, 17th century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 17th century.

Painter. Religious subjects.

In 1605 Jean Abot painted three pictures for the church at Bérus. He is probably identical with the Jean Abot, glass painter, who worked at Alençon in 1590 and perhaps with Abot, the painter who was still working at Bérus in ...

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Spanish, 17th century, male.

Painter.

Abredo was a member of a religious order based in Seville, and was active in Avila in 1600.

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Portuguese, 16th century, male.

Painter, decorative designer.

Simão de Abreu collaborated with Domingos Vieira and other artists on the decoration of the convent of Christ in Tomar. He is known principally for his seven altarpieces for the church's charola (processional way).

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Spanish, 17th century, male.

Born in Valladolid; died 1645, in Valladolid.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Abril was pupil of Pablo de Céspedes in Cordova. Having completed his studies he became a monk but continued to paint. His Head of St Paul in the Museo de Valladolid shows his remarkable artistic qualities....

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Dutch, 18th century, male.

Sculptor. Religious subjects. Statues.

This artist carved a marble statue of the Virgin for the Catholic church in Amsterdam.

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German, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born c. 1455 or 1460, in Augsburg; died 1532, in Augsburg.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits.

Augsburg School.

Ulrich Abt is mentioned in the archives of Augsburg as working in the town on several occasions. He is recorded in the registry of occupations on various dates between ...

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Filipino, 20th century, male.

Born 1930, in Bohol, Philippines.

Sculptor. Figures, historical subjects, religious subjects, allegory, myths.

Napoleon Veloso Abueva graduated in 1953 from the University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts (UPCFA), where he was mentored by the first National Artist for Sculpture, Guillermo Tolentino. He received another scholarship from the Fulbright/Smith–Mundt Foundation and in ...

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Dutch, 19th century, male.

Born 1804, in Oudenaarde.

Painter. Religious subjects, genre scenes, portraits, interiors with figures, landscapes.

After studying at the Oudenaarde academy, Charles Louis Acar went to Brussels to train under Odevaere at the Brussels Academy. By 1824 he had achieved a sufficient standard to be able to send some portraits to the Ghent exhibition. In ...

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Italian, 14th century, male.

Active in Bologna in 1352.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Bolognese School.

A monk, Giovanni Acario produced a number of different works for the Dominican convent, including the altarpiece for the high altar in the chapel of S Domenico.

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 16th century.

Born in San Severino; died after 1545.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Incorrectly known as a pupil of Pinturicchio, Antongiacomo Acciaccaferri was in fact taught by Bernardino di Mariotto of Perugia. In 1519 he assisted Mariotto with the work he had been commissioned to produce in S Severino, in particular the painting of the town's coats of arms. He later completed a painting of ...

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Spanish, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1540, in Murcia; died towards the end of the 16th century.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Cristóbal Acevedo was a pupil of Bartolomé Carducho around 1585. He specialised in historical painting and, having gained a strong reputation from his early works, was commissioned to decorate a number of convents and churches in Madrid. With a pure, broad and powerful style ideally suited to the subjects of sacred art, he is particularly known for his composition of the Virgin in the chapel of the College of S Fulgencio in Murcia....

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Born 1744, in Madrid; died 1800.

Painter. Religious subjects.

A pupil of José Lope, Acevedo very soon surpassed his master. A large number of his religious paintings can be found in Madrid. They include a St Francis and St John the Baptist...