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Italian, 14th century, male.

Active in Orvieto in 1345.

Sculptor, designer of ornamental architectural features.

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French, 14th century, male.

Active in France at the beginning of the 14th century.

Sculptor, designer of ornamental architectural features.

In 1320 Alexandre worked on the decoration of the cathedral of Sens.

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Italian, 14th century, male.

Sculptor.

Ambrogio di Goro was the son of the sculptor and architect Goro (mentioned as an assistant to Niccolo Pisano in Siena) and worked in the Siena region. He was also an architect in his own right.

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French, 14th century, male.

Active in Poitiers, in 1383.

Sculptor, designer of ornamental architectural features.

Guillaume Ameil worked in Poitiers at the Maubergeon Tower and the Palace of Duke Jean of Berry in 1383.

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French, 14th – 15th century, male.

Active in Montpellier.

Born c. 1330, near Béziers.

Architect, sculptor.

Durant Amilhau was the town architect of Montpellier from 1360 until his death in 1418.

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Italian, 14th century, male.

Of Sienese origin; died c. 1361.

Architect, sculptor.

In 1360, Andrea di Cecco di Rinaldo succeeded Orcagna as chief architect on the construction of Orvieto Cathedral.

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Italian, 13th – 14th century, male.

Active in Sienac.1300.

Architect, sculptor.

Andrea di Ventura is referred to in a document as having contributed to the construction of the choir of Siena Cathedral towards the end of the 13th century.

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Italian, 14th century, male.

Born c. 1290, in Pontedera; died between 26 August 1348 and 19 July 1349, in Orvieto (Umbria).

Sculptor, goldsmith, architect.

As the son of the goldsmith Ugolino Nini, it is likely that Andrea Pisano da Pontedera started by learning his father's trade. However, nothing is known of his early years except that he appears to have joined the studio of Lorenzo Maitani of Orvieto. From ...

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Italian, 14th century, male.

Sculptor.

Andreolo was chief architect at Padua.

Article

French, 14th century, male.

Active during the second half of the 14th century.

Sculptor.

Nominated court sculptor, Pierre Anguerrand worked under the direction of the architect Raymond du Temple on the great staircase of the Louvre.

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Italian, 14th century, male.

Active in the middle of the 14th century.

Sculptor, designer of ornamental architectural features.

Around 1317, Antonio di Lorenzo worked at Orvieto Cathedral.

Article

Flemish, 14th century, male.

Of Flemish origin.

Sculptor, designer of ornamental architectural features.

Flemish School.

Between 1356 and 1357 Henry d'Apeghehem was working at the Château d'Escaudoeuvres near Cambrai, France.

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French, 14th century, male.

Active in Picardy during the 14th century.

Born in Picardy.

Painter, sculptor.

In 1344 Enguerrand Aquosse was an architect and expert in Noyon.

Article

Flemish, 14th century, male.

Sculptor, designer of ornamental architectural features.

Flemish School.

In 1356 Thomas d'Ardenbourck was working at the castle of Escaudoeuvres near Cambrai. He may be the same person as Thomas of Lembourck who lived at the same time.

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French, 14th century, male.

Sculptor.

Arnaud de Solier is mentioned as dean of the guild of painters of Montpellier from 1362 to 1398. He was also an architect.

Article

French, 13th – 14th century, male.

Born 1262; died 1329, in Montpellier.

Sculptor, architect.

Article

Italian, 14th century, male.

Died c. 1377 or 1379, in Lombardy.

Sculptor, architect.

Alberto Arnoldi was a pupil of Andrea Pisano and, in 1357-1358, he acted with Talenti as master of works at Florence Cathedral. As a sculptor he is known for his low reliefs of the ...

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Astrology is the art of predicting events on earth as well as human character and disposition from the movements of the planets and fixed stars. Medieval astrology encompassed both general concepts of celestial influence, and the technical art of making predictions with horoscopes, symbolic maps of the heavens at particular moments and places constructed from astronomical information. The scientific foundations of the art were developed in ancient Greece, largely lost in early medieval Europe and recovered by the Latin West from Arabic sources in the 12th and 13th centuries. Late medieval astrological images were successfully Christianized and were adapted to particular contexts, acquired local meanings and changed over time.

Astrology developed into a scientific branch of learning in ancient Greece, but because of the opposition of the Church Fathers it was transmitted to early medieval Europe in only fragmentary form in technically unsophisticated textbooks and popular divinatory genres. Literary and scientific texts provided more general ideas about the nature and attributes of the planets which were influential on later iconography. The first significant astrological images appear in 11th-century illustrated astronomical texts (e.g. London, BL, Cotton MS. Tiberius BV), which were acquired and produced by monasteries to aid with time-keeping and the construction of the Christian calendar....

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French, 14th century, male.

Sculptor, designer of ornamental architectural features.

In 1383 Simon Aymard was working on the decoration of the château that the Duke of Berry had built in Poitiers.

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French, 14th century, male.

Sculptor, designer of ornamental architectural features.

Jean Bailli is known for his work on the decoration of the Carthusian monastery of Val-St-Esprit-de-Gosnay in Artois in 1324.