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French, 18th century, male.

Active in Toulon during the first half of the 18th century.

Born in Correns (Var).

Painter. Religious subjects.

Toulon School.

In 1718 Jean-Baptiste Achard painted Melchizedek Blessing Abraham in the Corpus Domini chapel at Toulon. In 1725 he painted the ceiling of the same chapel....

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German, 15th century, male.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

Viennese School.

Achmuller was one of six sculptors who decorated the pulpit of the cathedral of St Stephen in Vienna under the direction of Hans von Bracheditz.

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Baptised 16 January 1626 in Brussels; died 1699, in Brussels.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes, landscapes with figures.

At the age of 13, Lucas Achtschellinck joined the studio of Pieter van der Borcht. The early years of his career were not easy. It was not until ...

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German, 15th century, male.

Active in Ulm.

Painter, glass painter. Religious subjects.

Acker belonged to a family of artists from Ulm. He is known to have produced religious paintings for the chapel of St Leonard in the church in Risstissen. They carry his signature and are dated ...

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German, 18th century, male.

Active in Villach (Carinthia) during the first half of the 18th century.

Painter. Religious subjects.

In 1735, he painted a St Veronica for St Peter's church.

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 3 February 1864, in Collobrières (Var); died 8 October 1923, in Collobrières.

Painter, watercolourist. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, figures, nudes, portraits, landscapes with figures, seascapes.

Joseph Acosta came from a family of modest means and it was only because of a municipal bursary that he was able to take up studies at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris ...

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Born 1787, in Seville; died 1800, in Seville.

Painter, draughtsman. Religious subjects.

Acosta died at the age of only 13, but even in so brief a career he was able to produce a number of works revealing extraordinary talent. These include a scene from ...

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Adam  

Polish, 16th century, male.

Active in Warsaw at the end of the 16th century.

Died 1596, in Warsaw.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Warsaw School.

Adam worked as an artist in Cracow from 1588 onwards, painting mostly religious pictures. The works mentioned in his will confirm that he devoted himself to this kind of work in particular....

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Adam  

Austrian, 17th century, male.

Active in Neuhaus, now known as Jindrichuv Hradec, (Bohemia) during the first half of the 17th century.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Neuhaus School.

In 1630, he painted an Assumption for the church at Propst, which was unfortunately destroyed in a fire in ...

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French, 16th century, male.

Active in Arras at the beginning of the 16th century.

Painter. Religious subjects. Decorative schemes.

Arras School.

In 1501 Adam d'Avesne restored the panel of the master altar and painted banners for the church of La Ste-Croix in Arras.

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French, 14th – 15th century, male.

Active in Amiens between 1389 and 1416.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Amiens School.

The town archives in Amiens hold a receipt from Adam de France dated 1416. He is known to have produced various figures of saints.

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German, 14th – 15th century, male.

Born at the end of the 14th century, probably in Worms.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Adam de Wurmbs' name first appears in archives dated 26 November 1408. In 1421 he lived in Nuremberg. On 10 July 1423 he gave up his right to reside there. Two paintings in the church of St Sebald are attributed to him based on dates: ...

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Polish, 18th century, male.

Active in Galicia and in Podolia towards the end of the 18th century.

Draughtsman, engraver (line-engraving). Religious subjects.

Two engravings by J. Adam are known: one depicting St Anthony at Kamieniec in Podolia, the other portraying the Archbishop of Halic. These works are signed ...

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French, 15th century, male.

Active during the second half of the 15th century.

Born in Auxerre.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

Laurent Adam sculpted the episcopal throne in Rouen Cathedral from 1465 to 1469. This work was lost during the French Revolution.

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British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 9 February 1927, in London; died 9 March 2005, in London.

Painter, illustrator, theatre designer. Religious themes.

London Group.

Norman Adams was a student at Harrow School of Art (1940-1946) before he went on to the Royal College of Art in London (...

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Painter. Religious subjects.

In 1484, Paolo Adanisio decorated an altar with predella for S Giovanni di Padova in Cerreto.

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Italian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 30 April 1764, in Milan; died 11 February 1849, in Florence.

Painter, draughtsman (including ink), watercolourist, engraver (line-engraving). Allegorical subjects, historical subjects, battles, genre scenes, scenes with figures. Decorative schemes, church decoration, decorative designs.

After studying in Milan and Rome, Ademollo was invited to Florence to decorate the Teatro della Pergola (which has since been destroyed). He settled in Florence until his death and was widely regarded as one of the neo-classical masters of the Tuscan School. At the start of his career, he painted principally arabesques, but went on to develop his technique to the point where Ferdinand III commissioned him to decorate the Pitti Palace and to paint historical and allegorical subjects for its individual rooms. One of his best-known works is ...

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Adenet  

French, 18th century, male.

Painter. Religious subjects, figures.

He won two prizes in 1710 and 1711 for his paintings Abraham and Tobias.

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German, 18th century, male.

Died 1741.

Sculptor.

He is recorded as being in Dresden in 1729. He worked on sculptural ornaments at the court Catholic church in the city.

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 1682, in Bergamo; died 1741.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Son of Benedetto Adolfi and brother of Ciro Adolfi. Tassi asserts that, like his brothers, he studied under his father alone. Giacomo Adolfi forged a reputation as a brilliant painter of historical subjects and was widely commissioned to decorate several public monuments. His ...