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Italian, 14th century, male.

Died 1340, in Orvieto.

Draughtsman, sculptor (wood).

In 1305, Giovanni Ammannati was employed on the restoration of the bell-tower of the town hall in Siena. In 1329 he designed the stalls of Orvieto Cathedral, later supervising their execution. He is documented as living in Siena in ...

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Italian, 14th century, male.

Active in Gubbio (Umbria).

Sculptor.

Andrea di Paolo is mentioned with regard to payment for the restoration of a wall in the Palazzo del Podestà in 1383.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Sculptor, architect.

Around 1423, Antonio di Romagna was summoned to Apulia by Bishop Angelo of Troja to direct, together with Giacomo della Marca, the restoration work at the cathedral that had begun in 1407.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Active in Sienac.1450.

Sculptor.

Bartolommeo di Pietro da Cortona lived first in Padua. He moved with his brother Urbano to Siena and with him undertook the restoration of the chapel of the Madonna della Grazia at Siena Cathedral.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Sculptor.

This artist, born in Perugia, is referred to in documents as having worked between 1423 and 1424 on the restoration of the Sepal Fountain in Viterbo. He also made the lectern in the choir of the Dominican church of S Maria, Gradi. The last mention of him is in ...

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French, 16th century, male.

Active in Lille.

Sculptor.

In 1538, Capitaine sculpted statues of Christ, the Virgin, the Emperor and the King of Spain for the Burgomasters' Hall, where in 1597 he carried out various restoration works.

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French, 16th century, male.

Active in Paris.

Born in Paris.

Sculptor.

Fontainebleau School.

From 1540 to 1550, Carmoy worked at the château of Fontainebleau on the restoration of the antique marbles brought from Italy. In 1558 he worked under Pierre Lescot at the Louvre, and in ...

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Active in Padua from 1467 to 1477.

Sculptor (wood).

Francesco da Parma worked with Domenico da Piacenza on the restoration of the church of St Justina in Padua.

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Flemish, 14th century, male.

Sculptor.

Flemish School.

Between 1390 and 1391 Jean Hanoots carved the great door of the magistrates' hall in the Bruges town hall. He worked on the restoration of the bell tower from 1389 to 1396.

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French, 12th century, male.

Sculptor, architect.

In 1120 Iterius worked on the restoration of the abbey of St-Martin, Auxerre.

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Laloy  

French, 15th – 16th century, male.

Sculptor, architect.

From 1499 to 1519, Laloy worked on the restoration of the former cathedral of St Stephen in Agen, which has now been destroyed. He rebuilt the main belfry tower, the pillars of the chancel and the cloister. He was also an architect....

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French, 16th century, male.

Sculptor.

In 1562, Pierre Le Cocq carried out restoration work on the chapel of the bishop's palace. In 1566, he carved a cross with a Crucifixion and the figure of the Virgin to be set up at a crossroads in Cambrai....

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Swiss, 15th century, male.

Active in Lugano (Ticino).

Sculptor.

This artist worked from 1456 to 1473 on the high altar of the cathedral and on the restoration of the tomb of Pope Urban III in Ferrara.

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French, 14th century, male.

Sculptor.

Simon Saint-Omer carried out restoration work in the abbey church of Saint-Jean in Valenciennes.

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Spanish, 16th century, male.

Active in Seville.

Born to a family originally from Toledo or in Seville; died 1589.

Sculptor, painter.

Juan Bautista Vásquez was responsible for the restoration of 12 sculpted panels in the Carthusian monastery, each representing a scene from the life of Christ. Figures had to be not only repaired but also re-sculpted so that the overall work, as well as its details, underwent significant change (excerpt from a document dated 5th March ...

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Flemish School, 16th century, male.

Born in Mechelen; died 1602, in Rome.

Sculptor, art restorer.

Gillis van den Vliete settled in Rome in 1567 where he specialised in making tombs which can be found in a number of Roman churches including the tomb of one of the dukes of Clèves in S. Maria dell'Anima. He was responsible for a ...