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French, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1588, in Paris; died 8 November 1635, in Nantes.

Engraver (etching), engineer.

Bachot was the son-in-law of Chevalier Errard Le Vieux, and replaced him as the Architectural Commissioner in charge of fortifications and restorations in Brittany. He also left a work entitled: ...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Piacenza between 1655 and 1685.

Painter, fresco artist, engraver (burin), decorative designer.

Concluded his studies under Ferrante. Baderna is certainly responsible for a number of altarpieces in churches in his native city, including those in S Trinita, S Andrea and in the church of the Campagna at S Pietro d'Alcantara. In ...

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 4 June 1640, in St-Mihiel (Meuse), in 1637 according to some sources, in 1639 according to others; died 24 January 1711, in Paris, in 1709 according to some sources.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman, decorative designer, designer of ornamental architectural features...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1614, in Bologna; died 18 December 1678, in Modena.

Painter, decorative designer, engraver.

Baldassare Bianchi studied painting under A. Mitelli and engraving under S.B. Coriolano; he worked at the princely court of the d'Este family in Modena. He was much sought after as a decorative artist; his work including paintings in the choir of the church of S Agostino in Modena. Bianchi published several series of etchings, notably of architectural, heraldic and ornamental themes....

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German, 17th century, male.

Born 1640 or 1641, in Sangerhausen (Thuringia); died 1706 or 1707, in Dresden.

Painter, engraver (etching), draughtsman. Historical subjects, mythological subjects, figures. Wall decorations.

Bottschild was court painter and director of the Dresden academy of art. He painted many decorations, most notably ceilings, for the royal residences. There is a set of engravings after his artworks dated 1693....

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French, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1547, in Châlons-sur-Marne; died 1616, in Paris.

Engineer, draughtsman, engraver. Architectural views, topographical views.

Among Chatillon's works are a number of highly admired plates, including French Topography or representation of several cities, towns, châteaux, retreats, and restorations and remains of antiquities in the realm of France...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1634, in Sassuolo (Emilia-Romagna); died 1690, in Reggio.

Painter, decorative artist, engraver. Figures, perspectives, landscapes.

One of Jean Boulanger's finest pupils. He imitated his master's style wth skill, but his original compositions also show remarkable discernment in the choice and positioning of colours. A number of his paintings are to be seen in Reggio, as well as in galleries and churches in Modena. He is especially noted for his decoration of the cupola of S Vincenzo....

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German, 17th century, male.

Engraver, engineer.

He was active in Hamburg.

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 1606, in Nantes; died 25 May 1689, in Rome.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver, decorative designer, architect, writer. Historical subjects, mythological subjects. Wall decorations, designs for tapestries, medallions.

Charles Erard was his father's pupil, and at the age of 18 followed him to Rome where he undertook his serious studies. On his return to Paris the king awarded him a bursary to go to Rome and complete his education, where they arrived on ...

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Austrian, 17th century, male.

Active in Vienna.

Painter, engraver, engineer.

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German, 17th century, male.

Active in Waldshut-am-Rhein.

Engraver, cabinet maker.

Feinlein published a book on cabinetmaking and one artwork, The Arrangement of Columns, engraved on copper.

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German sculptor, medallist, cabinetmaker, woodcutter and designer. It has been conjectured on stylistic grounds that between 1515 and 1518 he was active in Augsburg and worked in Hans Daucher’s workshop on the sculptural decoration (destr.) of the Fugger funerary chapel in St Anna. His early style was formed by the Italianism of Daucher and of Hans Burgkmair I and also by a journey to Italy in ...

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Henri Zerner

Term that encompasses work in a wide variety of media, including painting, sculpture, stuccowork and printmaking, produced from the 1530s to the first decade of the 17th century in France (e.g. The Nymph of Fontainebleau). It evokes an unreal and poetic world of elegant, elongated figures, often in mythological settings, as well as incorporating rich, intricate ornamentation with a characteristic type of strapwork. The phrase was first used by ...

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Swiss, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born c. 1537, in La Grave; died 20 September 1611, in Geneva.

Enameller, engraver, goldsmith.

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Kai Budde

German cabinetmaker, writer and engraver. He is recorded as a cabinetmaker and citizen of Strasbourg from 1596. He appears to have been a pupil of the architect Johann Schoch, who designed Schloss Gottesau, near Karlsruhe (c. 1587), and the Friedrichsbau of the Heidelberg Schloss (...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Ferrara.

Died 1644.

Painter, engraver, architect, engineer, poet. Stage sets.

Francesco Guitti worked for the city and for the duke. In 1638 he produced the plan for the decoration of the stage sets for the first Carnival, which he published with other plans, as engravings, under the title of ...

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1616, in Amsterdam; died 1 February 1708, probably in Denmark.

Painter, engraver. Historical subjects, figures, genre scenes, landscapes, mountain landscapes, landscapes with figures, urban landscapes, ruins, urban views. Wall decorations.

Jacob Koninck I married Maria Caterman in 1633. He was living in Amsterdam in 1639, then in The Hague, where he was remarried, to Suzanne Delbeny on 26 July 1648. He returned to Amsterdam in 1659, and in November 1680 left for Denmark. There he painted the queen's bedchamber, and was appointed official painter to the court in 1699. Along with five other painters, Frederick IV offered him the post of director of the union of artists. He resided successively in 1669 in Frederiksstad, in 1705 in Christiania (now Oslo) and in 1708 in Copenhagen....

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 28 June 1618, in Paris; died 2 February 1682, in Paris.

Draughtsman, engraver.

Jean Lepautre, father of Jacques Lepautre, began his career with a master joiner for whom he drew plans and ornaments, but his brilliant imagination needed more scope. He devoted himself to engraving and during his long career produced almost ...

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French, 17th century, male.

Painter, engraver (burin). History painting, portraits. Decorative schemes.

Thomas Moncornet may have been a different artist from Balthasar Moncornet. He was active during the first half of the 17th century. He worked in Toulouse and in Rome. His paintings decorated Notre-Dames-de-Grâce chapel, near Bruguières....

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Italian, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 1570; died 1635, in Florence.

Engraver (etching), architect, engineer.

Bartsch mentions three prints by him: Calypso's Garden, The Temple of Peace and Landscape after his pupil R. Canta Gallina. In 1568 he erected the convent of the SS Concezione in Florence....