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Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Romec.1775.

Painter, engraver (burin), sculptor. Religious subjects. Statues.

Antonelli's work includes Halt During the Flight into Egypt (after Maratti), Christ on the Mount of Olives (Correggio), a Madonna and Child (Trevisani), and copies of various statues from the basilica of St Peter's....

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1659, in Lyons; died 14 March 1740, in Paris.

Sculptor, painter.

Gabriel was a member of the Audran family, which produced many famous engravers, but little else is known of him. He is known to have worked in Paris, but no record of his work survives....

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 14 April 1762, in Crotenay (Jura); died 23 February 1842, in Salins (Jura).

Painter, sculptor (wood), engraver.

Auvernois is believed to have been self-trained. However, he was one of Joseph Perraud's teachers, according to Max Claudet's The Early Years of Jean-Joseph Perraud...

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Italian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1744, in Pistoia (Tuscany); died 22 October 1816, in Bologna.

Painter, engraver, sculptor, decorative designer.

Baldi studied drawing and painting initially under Francesco Beneforti in Pistoia, then travelled to Bologna, where he entered the workshop of the painter Mauro Tezi, with whom he subsequently collaborated as an assistant. He enjoyed the patronage of Count Massimiliano Gini. He excelled expecially at painting flowers. According to Zani, Valentino Baldi was also an engraver and sculptor....

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 3 August 1793, in Paris; died 10 June 1855, in Neuilly-sur-Seine.

Engraver, medallist, draughtsman. Coins, banknotes, postage stamps, seals.

Barre was apprenticed at the age of twelve to a carver, foundry worker and gilder. Four years later, he was drafted into the fire service in Paris, where he worked until ...

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Bohemian School, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1680; died c. 1730.

Painter, sculptor, engraver.

The brother of Johann Georg Bendl, Ignaz-Johann Bendl worked in Vienna and Brno: his signature can be found on one of a series of 12 ivory reliefs now in Vienna, and on ...

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Trento.

Born 19 February 1711, in Monclassico (Trentino).

Painter, engraver (line-engraving), sculptor (wood).

A violin-maker by profession, Berera is also remembered for four portraits of his son Giuseppe Antonio, also a painter, together with a portrait of Archbishop Francesco Felice degli Alberti (...

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 1732; died 1792, in Bologna.

Sculptor, painter, engraver.

Carlo Bianconi studied under Ercole Graziani. His varied works include an engraving of Raymond de la Fage's Aeneas Guided by the Sibyl, a design for the tomb of Count Algaroti in the Camposanto in Pisa, and a fresco for a private home in Bologna. Bianconi also worked as an architect....

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Born 1707, in Palma de Majorca; died 13 July 1770.

Sculptor, painter, engraver.

Borguny belonged to the Dominican Order.

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Jorge Luján-Muñoz

Guatemalan painter, printmaker, and medallist. He entered the mint in 1795 as an apprentice engraver but on the recommendation of its director, Pedro Garci-Aguirre, also became Master Corrector at the Escuela de Dibujo de la Sociedad Económica de Amigos del País, Guatemala City, in 1796...