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A. D.  

17th century, male.

Monogram of a draughtsman.

A monogram found on Indian ink drawings dated to 1633.

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15th – 17th century (?), male.

Monogram of a painter.

Cited by Ris-Paquot.

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A. M.  

German, 14th – 17th century (?), male.

Monogram of a draughtsman, engraver (wood).

The monogram A. M. is found on an engraving on wood of a View of the Town of Meissen.

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A. N.  

German, 17th century, male.

Monogram of a painter.

A.N. is thought to have worked in Leipzig. One of his works is dated 1600.

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A. R.  

Dutch School, 17th century, male.

Monogram of a painter. Portraits.

The painter known as A. R. was working in 1610. According to the catalogue, the monogram found on a work in the Hanover art gallery is rather unclear but is believed to be the initials A. R. and the date ...

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15th – 17th century (?), male.

Monogram of a draughtsman, engraver (wood).

Monogram found on a three-plate chiaroscuro etching of Absalom's Death at the Hands of Joab.

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Ann Sutherland Harris

(b Città di Castello, c. 1600–05; d Rome, 1656).

Italian painter and mosaicist. He trained in the Roman studio of Cavaliere d’Arpino. He is principally known for executing fresco decorations in several chapels in Rome to designs by Bernini. Independent commissions, such as the frescoes depicting the Life of Charlemagne (1635–7; Rome, Vatican, Sala di Carlo Magno), reveal, however, that despite his collaboration with Bernini and later with Cortona, his preference was for a restrained classical style, close to that of more conservative contemporaries such as Andrea Camassei and Giovanni Francesco Romanelli. He assisted Bernini with the vault of the Raimondi Chapel in S Pietro in Montorio (1642–4) and that of the Pio Chapel in S Agostino (c. 1644–5). He also painted the vision of clouds and angels in the vault above Bernini’s marble group of St Teresa in Ecstasy (c. 1647; Rome, S Maria della Vittoria, Cornaro Chapel). In 1650 he executed independently the decorative frescoes on the ceiling and side walls of the sacristy of S Spirito in Sassia, Rome. He also executed mosaics in St Peter’s, after his own designs and those of ...

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17th century, male.

Born 1639, in Antwerp.

Painter, engraver, architect.

Engravings by Hendrik Abbé have survived in Antwerp cathedral and the artist is also cited by Heinecken as responsible for the illustrations to Ovid's Metamorphoses as published by Barrier. He is further believed to have been responsible for a ...

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French, 17th century, male.

Active in Rouen during the 17th century.

Painter, sculptor.

Pierre Abraham was one of the signatories of the statutes of the corporation of painters and sculptors of Rouen on 17 September 1631.

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Dutch School, 17th century, male.

Active in Amsterdam in 1648.

Painter.

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born in the 17th century, in Amsterdam.

Painter.

Roelof Abrhamsz. purchased the right to exercise his profession on 26 January 1695.

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Abramo  

Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Rimini.

Born 17th century, in Ticino (Switzerland).

Painter.

Marchesselli asserts that he was living in Rimini in 1650 and that he painted subjects for the Oratorio della Gomma and various works for the Bianchelli and Nanni palazzi.

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Dutch School, 17th century, male.

Born in Amsterdam.

Painter.

In 1701 Willem Abrams purchased the freedom of the city of Amsterdam, where he worked.

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Active in Antwerp.

Painter.

This artist is mentioned in 1676 as an apprentice, and in 1688 as a master.

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Rome from 1650 to 1690.

Painter, draughtsman.

Cited by Zani; believed to have drawn a representation of the goddess Minerva and a genie subsequently engraved by Barend van Baillin.

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Born 1582, probably in Antwerp; died c. 1643, probably in Antwerp.

Painter.

Wauter Abts was admitted as a free master of the Guild of St Luke in 1604. Two years later he married Cornelia de Mellelo. He had numerous pupils, including Adrian de Bie. Others, whose reputations were less noteworthy, include Mathias Machielsen, Leonhard Coymans, Frederick van Gelder, Michael Giskeir, Alex Pourre, Egid van Haelbeeck, Philip Garibaldo and Cornelis Bocx....

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Swiss, 17th century, female.

Born 21 August 1588, in Schwyz; died 2 February 1669.

Painter.

A painting by this artist is preserved at the Capuchin church in Arth.

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Painter, engraver.

Little is known about this artist other than that he was held in considerable esteem. He lived and worked at the beginning of the 17th century. Examples of his work include three etchings of landscapes, one of which is dated ...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Draughtsman.

A Florentine artist known to have produced a didactic work on perspective entitled The Deception of the Eye ( Lo inganno degl'occhi), Florence, 1625.

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Flemish School, 17th century, male.

Activec.the middle of the 17th century.

Born in Brussels.

Painter.

Brussels School.

Pieter Achtschellinck was the brother of Lucas Achtschellinck and a pupil of Philip van der Elst, whose studio he joined in 1643. In 1651, he was a master in the Brussels guild....