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A. G.  

Italian, 16th century, male.

Monogram of an engraver (including copper), print publisher (?). Religious subjects.

A.G. is mentioned by Brulliot, and believed to have been a pupil of Marcantonio Raimondi. He is known for his Virgin Holding the Infant Jesus, and Crowned by Two Angels...

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active in Rome at the end of the 16th century.

Engraver, print publisher.

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Engraver, draughtsman.

According to Zani, Antonio di Alessio was also a publisher. Otley mentions three of his decorative engravings: a frontispiece with a dedication addressed to the publisher Antonio Lafreri; another showing trophies of arms and a sphinx; and a third showing a Triton playing a violin, a mask and a sphinx....

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French, 16th century, male.

Died after 1587, in Lyons.

Print publisher.

A book publisher, Balthazar Arnoullet published several series of prints by Corneille de la Haye and Reverdy. A monochrome depiction of The Town of Poitiers is attributed to him.

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French, 15th – 16th century, male.

Active in Lyons between 1490 and 1510.

Engraver (wood), printer, print publisher.

Lyons School.

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German, 15th century, male.

Born c. 1435; died 1504.

Painter, miniaturist, illuminator, writer, printer. Religious subjects.

School of Alsace.

Hans Baemler's name appears for the first time in 1453. He established himself in Augsburg as a printer. His name appears on two miniatures, a Crucifixion...

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Sheila Edmunds

[Baemler, Johann; Bemler, Hans]

(fl 1453–1504).

German illuminator and printer . He is listed in the Augsburg tax rolls from 1453 as a scribe and from 1477 as a printer. Bämler belonged to the guild of painters, glassmakers, woodcut-makers and goldbeaters, eventually achieving the rank of Zwollfer (director). Examples of his youthful work are two signed miniatures dated 1457 (New York, Pierpont Morgan Lib., MS. M.45) and a signed historiated initial on a detached Antiphonal leaf (Philadelphia, PA, Free Lib., Lewis M 67:3). Between 1466 and 1468 he rubricated and decorated with calligraphic and painted ornament four books printed in Strasbourg: a Latin Bible (Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bib., Bibel-S.2°155), a copy of Thomas Aquinas’s Summa theologica (Munich, Bayer Staatsbib., 2° Inc. s.a.1146a) and two copies of St Augustine’s City of God (Chantilly, Mus. Condé, XXII.D.11, and Manchester, John Rylands U. Lib., no. 3218, Inc. 3A8).

Bämler’s knowledge of printing was probably acquired in Augsburg, in the shop of ...

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active in Rome.

Engraver, print publisher.

Tommaso Barlacchi published a large number of plates by engravers from the Marcantonio School. He himself engraved a crown of grotesques after Vico.

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active in Rome from 1580 to 1592.

Born 1 October 1541, in Parma.

Engraver, print publisher.

In Rome, he was a protegé of Pietro Aretino. He drew inspiration from the style of Cornelis Cort. His surviving works include nine portraits of the Visconti and Sforza dukes of Milan, a portrait of Philip II of Spain, an ...

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French, 16th century, male.

Active in Paris in 1573.

Painter, engraver, print publisher.

Marolles says that Thomas Belot was a painter. A print exists by him, made in Laon and dated 1566, entitled Image Representing the Triumphant Victory of Our Saviour and Lord Jesus Christ...

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German, 16th century, male.

Active in Bamberg.

Painter, sculptor.

Albrecht Dürer mentions Lucas Benedikt in his journal.

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born in Rimini.

Engraver, print publisher.

He worked in Modena and signed a series of engravings that includes Portrait of Octavius Farnese on Horseback; Madonna and St Sebastian; The Conversion of St Paul, after G.A. Licinio; Various Ages of Man and Woman...

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Engraver, print publisher.

Domenico Bertelli was working in Venice about 1590 and in Rome a few years later. He signed and published a View of Naples (etching). Madonna with Rosary Venerated by Monks and Nuns was published carrying the words at the sign of the Bookshop of Domenico Bertelli etc....

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active in Venicec.1568-1574.

Print publisher, engraver (?).

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active in Venice.

Engraver, print publisher.

Ferdinando Bertelli worked in Venice in the second half of the 16th century. He signed Venus and Cupid (after Titian) and Madonna with Two Angels with Fer. or F. Bertelli. Bertelli engraved works after P. Farinati, Jules Romain and Titian. He depicted the costumes of his period in an important work, ...

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active in Rome and in Venice from 1550 to 1580.

Print publisher, engraver (?).

It is thought that Luca Bertelli only published, but did not engrave, the plates that some biographers attribute to him.

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active in Rome.

Print publisher, engraver (?).

It is probable that Orazio Bertelli only published, but did not engrave, the plates that some biographers attribute to him.

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active at the end of the 16th century.

Engraver, print publisher.

Pietro Bertelli worked in Venice, Vicenza and Rome. He published his own engravings for Lives of the Turkish Emperors (1559, Vicenza) and also 167 plates of The Costumes of a Hundred Different Nations...

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French, 16th century, male.

Active in Tours at the end of the 16th century.

Engraver, printer.

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Flemish School, 16th century, female.

Born 1528, in Liège; died 1598, in Frankfurt.

Engraver, draughtsman, goldsmith.

Théodore de Bry lived in Frankfurt where he was also a publisher. He worked for a long time in England. His engravings, with those of his sons, are considered to be among the best of the Netherlands....