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German, 18th century, male.

Active still alive in 1782.

Born 1714, in Zerbst.

Miniaturist.

Brother of E. H. Abel and Ernst August Abel. After working for a time at the royal porcelain manufactory in Berlin, he gave up painting in favour of music, becoming first violinist in Schwerin. His sons Wilhelm, Christian August, and August, were his pupils....

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French, 18th century, male.

Painter (porcelain/enamel).

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German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born c. c. 1766, in Heinitz, a village near Meissen; died 1828.

Painter (including gouache/porcelain), draughtsman. Landscapes, flowers.

A pupil of the Meissen porcelain factory's art school, in particular of Christian Lindner, Arnhold was appointed court drawing master and painter. From ...

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1742; died 1803.

Painter (including porcelain), watercolourist.

Charles Éloi Asselin was the head of the painting workshop at the Manufacture de Sèvres (Sèvres Porcelain Factory), where a large gouache canvas has been preserved, depicting an Evening Party, and a small watercolour entitled ...

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Bohemian School, 18th century, male.

Born 1 July 1734, in Polícka; died 15 April 1804.

Sculptor, modeller (porcelain).

After training to be a priest, Dominik Auliczek studied art in Prague, Vienna, London, Paris and Rome. He made a number of clay statues. In Munich in ...

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British, 18th century, male.

Active in London at the end of the 18th century.

Sculptor.

The son of John Bacon the Elder, T. Bacon exhibited three sculptures at the Royal Academy between 1793 and 1795: The Prodigal Son (terracotta), Christ and the Samaritan, and Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane...

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1760, in Strasbourg; died c. 1831, in Paris.

Painter.

Baltz executed miniatures on porcelain, his subjects being portraits and landscapes. The miniatures are dispersed across various art collections in France, Russia and Germany.

London, 28 June 1962: Three Children in a Landscape, One Playing with a Bird...

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British, 18th century, male.

Active in Tottenham, Middlesex.

Miniaturist.

William Barclay showed in the exhibitions of the Free Society in London from 1764 to 1769, attracting considerable attention for his miniatures.

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Swiss, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1744, in Basel; died 1818, in Berlin.

Sculptor.

Until 1775, Emmanuel Bardou was a modeller for the royal porcelain manufacturer in Berlin. He exhibited a bronze statuette of Frederick the Great in 1786, a statue of Schwerin in 1787...

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French, 18th century, male.

Potter.

This artist lived in Lyons in 1760 and 1769.

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French, 18th century, male.

Active in Rouen at the end of the 18th century.

Potter.

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born at the end of the 18th century or the beginning of the 19th century, in Lyons.

Miniaturist.

Worked with porcelain and enamel in Munich around 1830. Specialised in landscapes.

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Active in Alcora near Valencia between 1727 and 1750.

Potter.

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French, 18th century, female.

Active during the second half of the 18th century.

Painter. Flowers.

She painted designs on Sèvres porcelain.

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 12 April 1772, in Wolverhampton, in 1762 according to Larousse Dictionary; died 2 November 1819, in London.

Painter. Genre scenes.

Edward Bird first learned his trade in pottery works in Birmingham before moving to Bristol to create a drawing school. He pursued his creative career alongside his teaching activities, painting until his death in ...

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Swiss, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 31 December 1758, in Zollikon, near Zurich; died 25 January 1823, in Feuerthalen.

Painter (gouache), illuminator, draughtsman, engraver. Landscapes.

In his youth, Johann Heinrich Bleuler learnt porcelain painting at the Kilchberg-Schooren works, but gave it up to devote his energies to an artistic career, studying under Heinrich Uster. He then worked for Matthäus Pfenninger in Zurich, producing topographical views of Switzerland. Around ...

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Dutch, 17th – 18th century, male.

Active in Delft.

Baptised 10 August 1670; died 8 October 1736.

Potter.

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French, 18th century, male.

Potter.

Bondino worked in Lyons, where he was married on 30 October 1746.

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 6 February 1755, in Truro; died 17 December 1834, in Somerstown.

Painter (including porcelain), miniaturist. Religious subjects, portraits.

Henry Bone initially painted on porcelain and then, in London in 1779, he copied Reynolds' Sleeping Girl in enamel. He went on to produce copies of Titian (British Museum) and Rubens's work. A part of his gallery of ...

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German, 18th century, male.

Painter (porcelain/enamel).

Bottengruber worked in Vienna and Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland) during the first half of the 18th century.