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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1941, in Aricò.

Sculptor, painter, glassmaker. Religious subjects, figures, animals.

Gianni Aricò received a diploma in architecture from Venice University in 1971. In 1974 he set up his sculpture studio in the de-consecrated church of S Andrea della Zirada in Venice....

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1928, in Colognola ai Colli, near Verona.

Painter, engraver, graphic designer, fresco artist, sculptor. Religious subjects. Designs for stained glass.

Bellomi studied initially at the Cignaroli Academy in Verona. After World War II, he worked as a coal miner in St-Étienne in France. However, he spent most of his life in Verona where, ...

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 6 October 1886, in Milan; died 27 March 1973, in Milan.

Painter, draughtsman, pastellist, sculptor. Religious subjects, figures, portraits, genre scenes, scenes with figures, animals. Designs for stained glass.

Aldo Carpi was a pupil of Stefano Bersani. He entered the Accademia di Brera in ...

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Russian, 20th century, male.

Active naturalised in France from 1937.

Born 7 July 1887, in Vitebsk; died 28 March 1985, in St-Paul-de-Vence, France.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, sculptor, ceramicist, engraver, decorative artist, illustrator. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, landscapes with figures. Murals, designs for stained glass, designs for mosaics, low reliefs...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 7 June 1931, in Eatonton (Georgia).

Painter, draughtsman (including ink), collage artist, print artist, sculptor, collector, art historian. Religious subjects, figures, portraits, figure compositions, scenes with figures, landscapes. Designs for stained glass.

David C. Driskell earned a BFA at Howard University in ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 14 April 1884, in St-Quentin (Aisne); died 1941.

Painter, sculptor, engraver, lithographer. Religious subjects, portraits. Designs for stained glass.

Gabriel Charles Girodon was a pupil of Fernand Cormon at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and won the Prix de Rome in ...

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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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Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 19 May 1861, in Santiago de Compostela; died 26 June 1924, in Santiago de Compostela.

Sculptor. Religious subjects. Designs for stained glass.

From 1917 to 1920, Luis Landeira y Iglesias was director of and taught at the art school in Baeza, and ...

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French, 20th century, female.

Born 3 March 1917.

Painter, draughtswoman. Religious subjects. Designs for stained glass.

Françoise Landowski's father was the sculptor Landowski. She did not attend any academy as a pupil; in fact she studied music and was awarded the first prize for piano at the Paris Conservatoire. She embraced Expressionism in her paintings. In ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 4 January 1925, in Valenciennes.

Painter, sculptor, poster artist, designer. Religious subjects, figures, portraits, nudes, scenes with figures, local scenes (bullfighting), landscapes, seascapes, still-lifes, flowers. Murals, designs for stained glass, stage sets.

Podevin took private classes in drawing in Valenciennes. He won the first prize in the Concours Lefranc in 1936 and entered the École des Beaux-Arts there, studying architecture and painting. In 1943 he became a student at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, with Brianchon and Souverbie, and in 1944 he passed the entrance examination for the École des Arts Décoratifs. In 1945 he became a state drawing teacher; 1950, a teacher at the École des Beaux-Arts in Douai; 1955, a teacher at the Lycée Pasteur in Neuilly-sur-Seine; and 1970, a teacher for the preparatory classes of the Grandes Écoles....