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Spanish, 15th century, male.

Active in Seville.

Painter.

Juan Alfon was the brother of the potter Logre. He was killed by Juan Guillen y Lorenzo, a shoemaker, sometime before 2 May 1498. Mentioned by Gestoso in his dictionary, this artist may be the same as the artist described above....

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Active in Pavia.

Sculptor.

In 1468, Anzolino da Brescia executed an altarpiece with terracotta low reliefs for the Eremitani church in Milan. He is also believed to be the author of similar reliefs at the Pavia Charterhouse. He may be the stonecutter called Anzolino who executed carvings for two mausoleums in Mantua in the early 16th century....

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French, 16th century, male.

Active in Tours.

Sculptor. Painted statues.

In 1519 Nicolas Baschet made a series of terracotta figures depicting Jean Thinel, the King of France, and the Queen, as well as a group of painted and gilded statues representing a Madonna and Child...

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French, 15th century, male.

Active in Lille.

Sculptor.

In 1468 he made two terracotta statues for the hospital, one of St John and the other of St Clement.

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French, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born in Le Mans; died 1644, in Le Mans.

Sculptor (terracotta/marble), painter. Religious subjects.

Gervais I Delabarre the Elder came from a long line of sculptors that extended from the late 16th century to the first few years of the 18th. Along with Charles Hoyau and Pierre Biardeau, Delabarre is regarded as one of the most important terracotta sculptors in the Le Mans region in the 17th century. Unfortunately, many of his works have disappeared. He made an ...

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Active in Bologna.

Sculptor.

Domenico da Cuesa worked in 1439. He produced many works in terracotta.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born in Alessandria (Piedmont).

Sculptor.

Francesco Filiberti was the pupil of Jacopino da Tradate. His only known work is a terracotta Virgin and Child, dated 25 June 1462, found in an antique dealer's in 1910.

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Flemish School, 16th century, male.

Active also active in Spain.

Born sometime before 1524.

Potter.

Antwerp School.

Jan Floris I was the son of Cornelis Floris I. He was the first representative of his trade to be admitted to the Guild of St Luke, in ...

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French, 16th century, male.

Potter.

Also known as 'Francisquyn', Franchesquini is mentioned in Lyons between 1557 and 1559 as a 'painter of earthenware vessels'.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Active in Parma.

Sculptor, architect.

Gigliolo is known for his terracotta pieces for the Stations of the Cross at the church of Santa Croce at Parma.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Sculptor.

Giuliano di Cristoforo da Firenze is only known from a document accepting a commission for three terracotta statues (a Madonna and Child, a St Peter and a St Paul) for the church of S Pietro della Valle in Fano....

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Jaspard  

French, 16th century, male.

Active in Paris.

Sculptor.

Jaspard produced a clay model in 1548 featuring a Crucifix, the Four Evangelists, and the Magdalene which were then cast in bronze and used to decorate the fountain in the middle of the Celestine cloister built by Pierre Hanon....

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born to a family originally from Faenza.

Potter.

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Spanish, 16th century, male.

Sculptor.

School of Seville.

In 1548 Lope Marin worked on terracotta statues for the Baptism Door ( Puerta del Bautismo) and the Nativity Door ( Puerta del Nacimiento) of Seville Cathedral.

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Spanish, 15th century, male.

Active in Seville.

Ceramicist.

In 1479 Fernan Martínez worked on the decoration of Alcazar Palace in Seville.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Sculptor.

Florentine School.

The Master of the Unruly Children was a Florentine sculptor of clay, active during the third quarter of the 15th century.

Berlin (Bodemus.): Madonna Standing with the Laughing Infant Jesus; Seated Madonna, Reading a Book; Seated Charity; Seated Madonna with the Infant Jesus Sleeping in Her Arms...

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Spanish, 16th century, male.

Active in Seville.

Died c. 1526.

Sculptor.

School of Seville.

Pedro Millan was the last representative of the Gothic School of sculpture in Seville and worked mainly on terracottas, most of which are in Seville Cathedral.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born c. 1435, in Bari; died 1494, in Bologna.

Sculptor. Statues, groups, monuments.

Bolognese School.

One of Niccolo de Bari's earliest extant works is a Lamentation of Christ made of terracotta and dating from 1463. This is to be found at S Maria della Vita in Bologna, in the 'Sepolcro di Cristo'. But his principal work was the ...

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Spanish, 16th century, male.

Active in Seville between 1560 and 1565.

Ceramicist.

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French, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1510, in Lacapelle-Biron; died c. 1589, in Paris.

Painter, glass painter, potter.

Bernard Palissy's artistic leanings were evident from his beginnings as a painter on glass in and around his native Lacapelle-Biron. At the age of 21, he left for an eight-year trip which took him initially to the Pyrenées (where he lived and worked for a time in Tarbes), then throughout France, Switzerland, southern Germany and the Low Countries....