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Chilean, 20th century, male.

Born 1927, in Paris.

Painter.

Barreda Fabres studied architecture at the Catholic university in Santiago and taught history of art in the architecture faculty from 1950 to 1955. He used a realist technique to paint constructions that belong to the world of the uncanny and the surreal. He took part in exhibitions in North America, Latin America and Europe and received many awards....

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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 8 November 1836, in Bologna; died 1927.

Painter, watercolourist. Religious subjects, genre scenes, landscapes, architectural views.

Luigi Bazzani studied at the Accademia in Bologna and, following visits to France and Germany, was appointed professor at the Accademia in Rome. He exhibited from ...

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1866, in Pouilly-sur-Loire; died 1944, in Fontainebleau.

Painter, watercolourist, pastellist. Figures, landscapes, urban landscapes, harbour scenes, church interiors, architectural interiors, still-lifes.

Boitiat was an inspector of primary education. He put on an exhibition at Fontainebleau in 1938. In 1986...

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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 5 November 1867, in Verona.

Painter. Figure compositions, religious subjects, portraits, architectural views.

Viscardo Carton was a pupil of Napoleone Nani at the academy in Verona, and of Luigi Cavenaghi in Milan.

He painted altar pictures and frescoes in churches and private houses....

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman. Genre scenes, church interiors, interiors with figures, landscapes, architectural views.

Cesbron was the son of Achille Théodore Cesbron. He is particularly known for his Corner for the Poor, Abbey Church of Fécamp, View of a Monastery...

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 2 February 1823, in Paris; died 1907, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist, designer. Church interiors, landscapes, urban landscapes, architectural views. Stage sets.

Philippe Chaperon was set designer at the Opéra in Paris, producing most of the sets for French subsidised theatres, as well as the main theatres in France and abroad and the Expositions Universelles. He painted watercolours based on nature. He was the father of Eugène and Émile Chaperon, who took over from him....

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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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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Bergamo.

Born 1844, in Bergamo; died 1911, in Rome.

Painter, watercolourist. Figures, architectural views, church interiors, architectural interiors, landscapes, urban landscapes.

Stefano Donadoni worked on interiors of churches and palaces. His major works include Ancient Bergamo, The Goatherd...

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1840, in Chicago; died 27 January 1912, in Munich.

Painter, draughtsman. Genre scenes, landscapes, architectural views, ruins, church interiors, interiors.

Charles Dyer began his career in the Navy and the diplomatic corps (he was consul in Bristol and then Beirut). He left the diplomatic corps to devote himself to painting under the guidance of L. Jacquesson de la Chavreuse in Paris. In ...

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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1861, in Milan; died 1932.

Painter, watercolourist. Church interiors, waterscapes, urban landscapes, architectural views.

Arturo Ferrari's master was the Milanese painter Giuseppe Bertini. His work frequently appeared at exhibitions held at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan. He also exhibited in Paris (where he won a silver medal at the ...

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Danish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1848, in Copenhagen; died 1912.

Painter, watercolourist, illustrator. Interiors, landscapes with figures, urban landscapes, architectural views, ruins, interiors, church interiors.

Copenhagen: View of St Mark's in Venice; View of the Villa Borghese in Rome

Copenhagen (Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek): View of the Tomb of A.J. Varstens in Rome...

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Danish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Copenhagen.

Born 22 November 1851, in Holstebro; died 1933.

Painter. Interiors with figures, church interiors, landscapes, architectural views.

Received an honourable mention at the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1889.

Copenhagen (Den Hirschsprungske Samling): Landscape near Næstved

Copenhagen (Statens Mus. for Kunst): ...

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Norwegian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 7 July 1871, in Drontheim.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes.

Gabriel Kielland was a pupil of Alfred Roll in Paris and worked largely in his native Drontheim. He was also an architect.

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 18 March 1869, in Besançon; died 17 January 1936, in Paris.

Painter, draughtsman. Figures, church interiors, landscapes, waterscapes, harbour scenes, seascapes, architectural views, still-lifes, animals, flowers.

Paul Krön exhibited humorous drawings as a child in a gift shop in Marseilles. He was spotted by Monticelli, who advised him to learn from nature rather than follow formal training. He has been described as one of those artists who combined Fauvism with Impressionism....

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 28 November 1850, in Lübeck; died 9 January 1915, in Dresden.

Painter. Figures, genre scenes, interiors with figures, landscapes, urban landscapes, church interiors, architectural views.

Dresden Secession group.

From 1871 to 1879, Gotthardt Johann Kuehl studied at the art academy in Munich with Diez, then spent several years in Paris where he was advised by Fortuny. In ...

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Spanish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 20 June 1860, in Barcelona; died 23 February 1926, in Barcelona.

Painter. Figure compositions, religious subjects, figures, landscapes.

Symbolism.

Juan Llimona Bruguera studied painting and architecture at the Sant Jordi school of fine arts in Barcelona. When his brother won a Fortuny scholarship, he accompanied him to Rome where they lived together for three years. In his religious works his dreamy, melancholic female figures show the influence of Puvis de Chavannes. His landscapes, infused with luminosity, show a delicate touch. He also executed the murals in the law courts of Barcelona....

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British, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born 1863.

Painter, draughtswoman. Religious subjects, portraits, architectural views. Murals.

Ethel Martyn executed religious wall-paintings in a number of English village churches.

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Dutch, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 25 February 1874, in Amsterdam; died 1943.

Painter, engraver (etching), lithographer. Figures, portraits, scenes with figures, church interiors, architectural interiors, animals, landscapes with figures, landscapes, still-lifes.

Martin Monnickendam studied in Amsterdam and in Paris. Examples of his work featured at ...

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 29 November 1869, in Philadelphia; died 16 March 1917.

Painter, sculptor, architect. Church decoration.

Harry Hanley Parker was also an architect. He decorated the Calvary Methodist Church, Philadelphia.

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 7 March 1837, in Berlin; died 24 February 1928, in Berlin.

Painter. Religious subjects, landscapes, architectural views.

Possart was a pupil of Wilhelm B. Hermann Eschke and Hans F. Gude in Berlin. He travelled in various part of Europe and particularly in the south of Spain, whose Moorish architecture provided him with numerous subjects. He exhibited in London and Paris, where he received an honourable mention in ...