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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1813, in Paris; died 1891, in Paris.

Ironworker, art restorer.

Pierre Boulanger was primarily a restorer, reviving the techniques of the 13th and 14th centuries for the wrought iron-work of the churches of St-Gilles du Gard, Vézelay, St-Paul in Nîmes and St-Étienne in Beauvais, but especially for the hinges of the central door of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris....

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active in Sebenico (now Sibenik, Croatia).

Born c. 1530; died c. 14 May 1596.

Illuminator, goldsmith.

In 1578 Fortezza also worked on the restoration of paintings.

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Flemish School, 16th century, male.

Died after 1596, probably in Siena (Tuscany).

Miniaturist, goldsmith, medallist.

Rantvic travelled to Siena in 1583 and collaborated with Vanni on the restoration of Christoforo Rustici's Last Supper in the church of S Abondio. He remained in Siena to work on interior decorations for the Palazzo Chigi, and went on to Rome to paint five compositions commissioned by the Piccolomini family in the church of S Andrea delle Valle....

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Sculptor, medallist.

Désiré Weygers was a pupil of Charles van der Stappen. He exhibited in Brussels in 1897. Weygers collaborated on the restoration of the façade of Brussels town hall.