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German, 15th century, male.

Active in Nuremberg.

Stonemason, sculptor.

Nuremberg School.

Heinrich Abschrot became a citizen of Nuremberg in 1415.

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Italian, 14th century, male.

Active in Orvieto in 1345.

Sculptor, designer of ornamental architectural features.

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French, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1513, in Jargeau (Loiret).

Sculptor, architect.

Michel Adam spent time in Italy. Some biographers claim that he was a student of Michelangelo. He was certainly influenced by the Florentine master. On returning to France he settled in Orléans and was one of the many artists who contributed to the building of the 'Petits Logis' (mansions) that are one of the city's attractions....

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Italian, 12th century, male.

Sculptor, architect.

According to an inscription, this artist worked on the columns of the crypt of S Zeno, Verona.

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French, 16th century, male.

Active in Normandy at the beginning of the 16th century.

Sculptor, designer of ornamental architectural features.

Gaillon School.

In 1507 Adrian du Trait produced various pieces of furniture for the Château de Gaillon, which belonged to the cardinal of Amboise.

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Swiss, 15th – 16th century, male.

Active in Fribourg from 1498 to 1509.

Sculptor, engraver (stone), architect.

Gylian Aetterli worked in the funerary chapel of St Nicholas in Fribourg, and in 1501 sculpted the baptismal font for the church at Guin in the canton of Fribourg....

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born 1418, in Florence; died before 1498, in Perugia.

Sculptor, architect. Religious subjects.

Florentine School, Perugian School.

The son of the weaver Antonio di Duccio, Agostino d'Antonio di Duccio produced works in marble and terracotta of the Della Robbia type. His earliest known works are four low reliefs in Modena Cathedral. While living in Florence in ...

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Spanish, 16th century, male.

Active in Sevillec.1537.

Sculptor, designer of ornamental architectural features, decorative designer.

School of Seville.

Pedro de Aguirre worked on the construction or ornamentation of public buildings in Seville.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born 14 February 1404, in Genoa, illegitimate son of a noble Florentine banking family (in exile at the time of his birth); died 1472.

Architect, theorist, painter, sculptor.

Leon Battista Alberti was a leading scholar and architect of the fifteenth century. After receiving his doctorate in canon and civil law from Bologna University in ...

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Italian, 13th century, male.

Active in Modena.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

The son of Anselme and the nephew of Arrigo, Alberto da Campione was employed as an architect in the building of Modena Cathedral until after 1244.

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German, 16th century, male.

Active in Nuremberg.

Died 1551.

Sculptor (stone).

Hampe considers Hans Albrecht to be the same artist as Johann Albrecht, an architect from Naumburg who, according to Andressen, settled in Nuremberg around 1540. Thieme and Becker add that Hans Albrecht, who seems not to have been originally from Nuremberg, was made a citizen of the town in ...

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Samo Štefanac

[Aleši, Andrija; Alexii, Andreas; Andrea di Niccolò da Durazzo]

(b Dürres, c. 1425; d Split, 1504).

Dalmatian sculptor and architect of Albanian birth. Although he is recorded in 1435 at Zadar as a pupil of Marco di Pietro da Troia, his most important artistic influence was the Late Gothic style of Giorgio da Sebenico, with whom he worked in 1445 on Šibenik Cathedral and in 1452 at Ancona on the Loggia dei Mercanti. Between 1448 and 1460 Alessi also controlled his own workshop at Split and Rab. In 1466 he began work on his masterpiece, the baptistery at Trogir, which was finished in 1467. The chapel is rectangular in plan, covered with a barrel vault with acute angled coffers; its richly decorated interior is an eclectic blend of Late Gothic and Renaissance elements. The sculpture shares these characteristics: the Baptism of Christ over the entrance, with its elongated figures and complex drapery patterns, derives from Giorgio da Sebenico’s mannered style, while St Jerome in the Desert...

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Active in Trento.

Sculptor.

Alessio da Verona was also an architect.

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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, 15th century, male.

Born near Pavia.

Painter, sculptor (?).

Protasio Amadeo was the brother of the architect and sculptor Giovanni Antonio Amadeo of Lombardy. Like his brother he was born in the mid-15th century and was the son of a farmer, Aloisio Amadeo, who lived on the outskirts of Pavia. Protasio trained as a painter and worked mainly for his brother, who was better known....

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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, 15th century, male.

Born 1384, in Florence; died 1450, in Hungary.

Sculptor (wood), architect.

Manetto Ammannatini was summoned to Hungary around 1409 and worked there for King Sigismund's marshal and for the king himself on the construction of a number of churches and palaces....

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Spanish, 16th century, male.

Active in Seville.

Sculptor.

School of Seville.

Pedro Andino worked at Seville Cathedral in 1527. His son and pupil, Cristobal Andino, was himself a sculptor and architect in Seville in the 16th century.