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Swiss, 19th century, male.

Active in Lucerne.

Born 27 November 1828, in Abtwil.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator. Religious subjects. Designs for stained glass.

Balmer learned the basics of design in the workshops of a goldsmith in Sins in the canton of Aargau, before moving to Anton Bühler's studio in Lucerne. In ...

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Britain.

Born 15 October 1836, in Nantes, France; died 8 August 1902, in Bouillon (Doubs), France.

Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, draughtsman, engraver (etching), illustrator, modeller. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, seascapes. Designs for stained glass.

Japonisme.

Jacques Tissot studied in Paris under Louis Lamotte, Hippolyte Flandrin, and Ingres. His interest for all things English profoundly affected his life and his career as an artist. Upon his Salon debut in 1859, for example, he anglicised his given name to James. In 1865, he illustrated ...