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Çigdem Kafesçioglu and Walter B. Denny

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Çigdem Kafesçioglu and Walter B. Denny

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Marianne Barrucand

Islamic dynasty and rulers of Morocco since 1631. Like their predecessors the Sa‛dis, the ‛Alawis are sharīfs (descendants of the Prophet Muhammad), and both dynasties are sometimes classed together as the ‘Sharifs of Morocco’. From a base in the Tafilalt region of south-east Morocco, the ‛Alawi family was able to overcome the centrifugal forces exerted by the Berber tribes who had destroyed the Sa‛di state in the first half of the 17th century. To restore political authority and territorial integrity, Mawlay Isma‛il (...

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Romec.1775.

Painter, engraver (burin), sculptor. Religious subjects. Statues.

Antonelli's work includes Halt During the Flight into Egypt (after Maratti), Christ on the Mount of Olives (Correggio), a Madonna and Child (Trevisani), and copies of various statues from the basilica of St Peter's....

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Paul Hulton

Italian draughtsman and printmaker . He showed early artistic promise and was apprenticed to Giuseppe Civoli (1705–78), a Bolognese painter and professor of architecture at the Accademia Clementina in Bologna. As a student he won the gold medal for architectural design in an open competition at Parma in ...

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French, 18th century, male.

Active in Paris.

Died before 17 August 1775.

Engraver, print dealer.

Antoine Basset is known to have executed a Return from Egypt after Rubens.

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Çigdem Kafesçioglu and Walter B. Denny

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Bazaar  

Mohammad Gharipour

Bazaar, which is rooted in Middle Persian wāzār and Armenian vačaṟ, has acquired three different meanings: the market as a whole, a market day, and the marketplace. The bazaar as a place is an assemblage of workshops and stores where various goods and services are offered....

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Cremona at the beginning of the 18th century.

Painter.

The son and pupil of Sigismondo Benini.

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 1767, in Cremona; died 10 September 1801 or or.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects.

The son of Giuseppe Benini, this artist studied in Rome for ten years before returning to his native Cremona where, in 1795, he painted an altarpiece of ...

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Berton  

French, 18th century, male.

Engraver (burin).

Active in the early 18th century, Berton is known for 12 plates that he made for a publication entitled Travels in Lower and Upper Egypt.

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R. H. Fitchett

Architectural style developed at the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa, during the period of Dutch East India Company rule (1652–1795). Despite subsequent British stylistic innovations, its use continued in country districts until the 1880s. The term was first acknowledged, with reservations, by ...

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French, 18th century, male.

Active in Paris.

Born 18th century, in Toulouse.

Sculptor.

Castex exhibited a statuette of Leda and two groups of Centaurs in the 1796 Salon. He was involved in the Egypt expedition and produced models based on the drawings he brought back, including a ...

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Italian, 18th century, female.

Active in the middle of the 18th century.

Born in Venice.

Engraver.

Le Blanc mentions her Altar to an Egyptian Goddess, for Zanetti's The Statues of Venice.

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Persian School, 18th century, male.

Calligrapher, illuminator.

This artist was a pupil of Hasan the Egyptian.

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Francis Russell

English draughtsman, engraver and dealer. As agent to a number of patrons and subsequently librarian to George III, he was one of the most influential figures in the sphere of collecting in England for some four decades. He was the son of the Rev. John Dalton and younger brother of the Rev. John Dalton, poet and divine, whose connection with Algernon Seymour, Earl of Hertford (later 7th Duke of Somerset), forwarded Richard’s early career in Italy. He had arrived there by ...

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1674, in Paris.

Sculptor. Religious subjects, figures.

He won the Prix de Rome in 1698 with Joseph's Cup Found in Benjamin's Bag and another prize in 1699 for his Jacob's Vision in Egypt when Going to Find His Son Joseph...

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French museum director, writer, graphic artist, collector, archaeologist and diplomat. He was the son of a provincial aristocrat. He went to Paris to further his law studies c. 1765 but entered the studio of Noël Hallé. He became Gentleman-in-Ordinary to Louis XV and was appointed keeper of the collection of engraved gems and medals that Mme de Pompadour had left to the King. In ...

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1747, in Paris; died 1819, in Paris.

Engraver, painter.

A pupil of Vien, Jean Duplessi-Bertaux produced a large number of plates of travels in Greece and Italy and the work on Egypt by M. de Choiseul. His work appeared in the Salon in ...

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John Wilton-Ely

Neo-classical style of architectural and interior design; as Egyptomania or Egyptiennerie it reached its peak during the late 18th century and early 19th. Napoleon’s campaign in Egypt (1798) coincided with emerging tastes both for monumental and for richly ornamental forms, enhanced by the literary and associational concerns of Romanticism. Unlike its Greek and Gothic counterparts, the Egyptian Revival never constituted a coherent movement with ethical or social implications. Indeed, since its earliest manifestations occurred in the later Roman Empire, the Revival itself can be seen as one in a series of sporadic waves of European taste in art and design (often linked to archaeological inquiry), acting as an exotic foil to the Classical tradition with which this taste was and remains closely involved (...