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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 24 March 1859, in Angers; died 1941, in Angers.

Painter, decorative artist, lithographer. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, genre scenes. Designs for stained glass.

He was a pupil of Ernest Hebert and Luc-Olivier Merson at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Between ...

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 8 May 1859, in St-Symphorien-de-Lay (Loire); died 8 February 1948, in Lyons.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman. Religious subjects, landscapes, landscapes with figures, urban views. Wall decorations, church decoration.

Antoine Barbier painted many decorative works including a Flight into Egypt for the church of Matarieh in Cairo and various works for the Assembly (Sobranie) in Sofia and the École Malesherbes in Paris. He ran courses from time to time in watercolour painting from nature in France, Switzerland and England....

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 7 July 1835, in Aachen; died 7 May 1906.

Painter. Religious subjects, genre scenes. Wall decorations.

Baur attended the University of Bonn and at the age of 19 went to Düsseldorf, where he studied under Carl F. Sohn and Joseph Kehren. He then visited Paris, Holland and Italy, and in ...

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Swiss, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 27 November 1851, in Geneva; died 25 October 1922.

Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, engraver, decorative designer. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes. Murals.

De Beaumont attended the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and studied under Jean-Léon Gérome before returning to Geneva, where he divided his time between decorative painting and pictures. In ...

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1 August 1868, in Paris.

Painter, pastellist. Figure compositions, allegorical subjects, religious subjects, figures, genre scenes. Wall decorations.

Jules Gustave Besson studied under Alexandre Cabanel, Élie Delaunay and Gustave Moreau at the Paris École des Beaux-Arts where he won a number of awards. He exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français de Paris of which he was a member ...

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 30 November 1825, in La Rochelle; died 19 August 1905, in La Rochelle.

Painter, watercolourist, decorative designer, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, portraits, genre scenes. Wall decorations.

William Bouguereau was the son of a middle-class family of English origin. From 1832 to 1837 he lived with his uncle Eugène in the small town of Mortagne. His uncle recognised the boy's artistic talent and at the age of 13 allowed him to pursue his interest in painting and to attend art classes at school in Pons under the direction of Louis Sage, a former pupil of Ingres. Despite his son's obvious gift, William's father made him join the family business in Bordeaux but at the same time he enrolled at the municipal drawing and painting school and soon decided to become a painter. He was awarded first prize for figure painting in 1844 for his painting of ...

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 13 May 1867, in Bruges, Belgium, to English parents; died 11 June 1956, in Ditchling.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, engraver, lithographer, illustrator. Religious subjects, figure compositions, figures, local scenes (carnival), rustic scenes, urban landscapes, architectural views, urban views, harbour scenes, seascapes...

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Swedish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Göteborg.

Born 1840, in Oerebro; died 1922.

Painter. Portraits, genre scenes, interiors with figures, church interiors. Wall decorations, designs for stained glass.

Karl Callmander studied in Stockholm, Düsseldorf, Antwerp, Paris and Munich. His repertoire consisted of genre scenes, portraits, wall and ceiling decorations and later a number of stained glass windows....

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1 August 1860, in Pau; died 25 January 1918, in Pau.

Painter, draughtsman (including red chalk), pastellist, decorative artist. Portraits, genre scenes, religious subjects.

Henry Castaing studied from 1881 to 1883 under Victor Venat in Pau, then spent two years in Italy where he studied composition at the Accademia di San Luca in Rome under Brushi and Sciuti. He enrolled at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, where he worked under William Laparra, Léon Bonnat and Benjamin Constant. Following his return to the French capital in ...

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Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1862, in Huesca; died 1928.

Painter, sculptor, decorative artist. Religious subjects.

Coronas, a coadjutor of the Jesuits, lived and worked in numerous towns in Spain, where he covered the walls of religious buildings with his compositions.

Arnáiz, José Manuel...

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 18 May 1853, in Pusey; died 25 November 1923, in Paris.

Painter. Historical subjects, scenes with figures, portraits, figures, local figures, landscapes, sporting subjects. Church decoration, theatre decoration.

Gustave Claude Étienne Courtois was a pupil of Gérôme at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He designed large decorations for churches, for the town hall in Neuilly-sur-Seine and for the foyer of the Odéon theatre in Paris, where he depicted the famous figures of ...

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Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 14 October 1865, in Brussels; died 1959.

Painter, decorative designer, sculptor, architect. Religious subjects, figures, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes.

Dierickx was a pupil of Jean Portaels and Joseph Stallaert. In 1887 he won the Godecharle Prize, which enabled him to travel in Italy. He regularly participated in the activities of the ...

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Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 23 March 1862, in Liège; died 18 July 1921, in Brussels.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator, lithographer, decorative designer. Historical subjects, religious subjects, figures, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes with figures, landscapes, flowers. Ornaments.

Symbolism.

Auguste Donnay was the son of the sculptor Lambert Donnay and the grandson of a decorative artisan and sculptor. His mother died in childbirth. At a very young age he attended evening classes at the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Liège and taught himself watercolour painting. He began his career as a decorative painter of flowers, ceiling decorations and ballrooms, and also painted portraits of his friends. At the age of 25 he was awarded a travel bursary, which allowed him to spend five months in Paris, where he got to know the Nabis. However, he was particularly attracted to Egyptian statuary, Japanese art and the Italian primitives, before he discovered the work of Puvis de Chavannes. In 1894 he participated in the first Salon de la Libre Esthétique, and in 1896 he took part in the Salon de l'Art Indépendant in Paris. In 1901 he was appointed to teach at the Académie de Liège and gave lessons in ornamental composition. He left Liège in 1905 and went to live in Méry-sur-Ourthe....

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Swiss, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active from 1871, later naturalised in France.

Born 25 May 1841, in Paris, to Swiss parents; died 23 October 1917, in Sceaux (Hauts-de-Seine), France.

Painter, watercolourist, sculptor, draughtsman, illustrator, poster artist, decorative designer. Religious subjects, urban landscapes. Designs for stained glass, designs (fabric/ceramics), furniture...

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 25 February 1875, in Neckarsteinach.

Painter, fresco artist, decorative designer. Religious subjects, scenes with figures.

August Groh studied at the Kunstgewerbe Schule and the Kunstakademie in Karlsruhe. He travelled in Italy, France, Belgium and Holland.

Among his known works are: a fresco at the officers' casino, the façade of Prym Villa, a ...

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Swiss, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 30 April 1868, in Einsiedeln (Zug); died 1947.

Painter, draughtsman, fresco artist, decorative designer, illustrator. Religious subjects.

Johann Fritz Kunz worked first with his father, then went to the school of applied arts in Zurich and the art academy in Munich. He travelled to Italy before settling in Munich. In ...

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Canadian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 8 October 1864, in St-Hilaire-sur-Richelieu (Quebec); died June 1955, in St-Hyacinthe (Quebec).

Painter, decorative designer. Religious subjects, portraits, still-lifes.

Ozias Leduc was the son of a carpenter. A mostly self-taught painter, he also studied for a time under Alphone Réau in Richelieu (Quebec). As an art teacher himself, later in his career, his pupils included the Canadian painter Paul-Emile Borduas. Leduc travelled to Paris in ...

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Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 18 November 1840, in Valencia, in 1841 according to some sources, in 1843 according to others; died 12 October 1924, in Málaga, in 1927 according to some sources.

Painter, illustrator. Historical subjects, figure compositions, figures, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes with figures, landscapes, still-lifes...

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Swedish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 2 July 1855, in Jönköping; died 1935.

Painter, pastellist, illustrator. Allegorical subjects, figures, nudes, interiors with figures, landscapes, landscapes with figures, mountainscapes, ruins. Wall decorations, church decoration.

Grez-sur-Loing School (Colony).

From 1871 to 1875 Georg Vilhelm Pauli attended the art academy in Stockholm, and between ...

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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....