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A. V.  

French, 15th – 17th century (?), male.

Active in Limoges.

Monogram of an enameller.

The monogram A. V., listed by Ris Paquot, appears on an enamel in the Le Carpentier Collection.

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Naplesc.1640.

Painter. Architectural views. Decorative schemes.

Neapolitan School.

Reputed as a skilful decorator and architectural painter, Acquarelli worked predominantly in church, palazzo and theatre decoration, frequently in co-operation with Scoppa.

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French, 17th century, male.

Active in Dunkirk during the second half of the 17th century.

Painter, decorative designer.

Dunkirk School.

His name occurs in 1663 as an assistant to Jean de Reyn, who painted the armorial bearings of the town of Dunkirk.

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Spanish, 17th century, male.

Painter, decorative artist.

Albuyana is mentioned as the painter of decorations on military armour in Barcelona some time around 1636.

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17th century, male.

Active in Forli.

Painter, decorative designer.

Alemanni is credited with having painted frescoes for the church and presbytery of the church of S Carmine in Forli. 'Alemanni' may well be a reference to the artist's German nationality rather than any proper name....

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German, 16th – 17th century, male.

Active in Augsburg in 1570.

Born c. 1547, in Colmar; died 1617, in Augsburg.

Enameller, goldsmith.

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Danish, 17th century, male.

Active in Copenhagen.

Sculptor, decorative artist.

Alversen collaborated on the decoration of the old royal library in Copenhagen, finished in 1673.

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Portuguese, 16th – 17th century, male.

Died 1631, in Lisbon, at a very advanced age.

Painter, decorative designer.

Andrade was a pupil of Francisco de Bovadilhas. Around 1587 he produced images for festivals and processions. According to Cyrillo Machado he painted a number of works depicting the ...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Painter, decorative artist.

Worked in Bologna during the first half of the 17th century, principally decorating public monuments.

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French, 17th century, male.

Painter, decorative designer.

A painter for the Bâtiments du Roi. He is mentioned in 1671 in connection with payment for painting and gilding work done on the ceiling of the Grande Galerie in the Louvre.

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 1628, in Eu (Seine-Maritime); died 18 June 1708, in Paris.

Painter, decorative designer, architect. Ornaments.

Guillaume Anguier, a brother of the well-known sculptors Michel and François, was one of the artists employed on Colbert's orders in the Gobelins factory. He was granted the title of 'king's painter' and worked on the decoration of the great staircase at the Louvre and of the châteaux of St-Germain-en-Laye and Versailles. He was also an architect....

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Swedish, 17th century, male.

Sculptor, decorative artist.

Hans Anders Anthony carried out the decoration of Jakobsdal castle for Count de la Gardie in 1664. He worked in stucco.

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Bologna.

Painter. Theatre decoration.

His paintings of the Teatro della Fiera in Bologna were subsequently engraved by Giuseppe Maria Mitelli.

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born in Brescia.

Painter. Decorative artist.

Arighini spent thirty years as a theatre set designer in the service of Duke Georg Wilhelm of Brunswick. In 1676, he was entrusted with the supervision of construction at the Duke's new castle in Celle....

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Swiss, 17th century, male.

Born 18 August 1581, in Zurich; died 1638.

Painter. Portraits. Decorative schemes.

Son of Rudolf Asper, active in Zurich, where he painted a large number of portraits.

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Swiss, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born 12 January 1552, in Zurich; died 1611.

Painter. Decorative schemes, coats of arms.

Rudolf Asper was the son of Hans Asper I and the younger brother of Hans Rudolf Asper. According to Paul Ganz, several portraits after Hans Asper should be attributed to Rudolf....

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Sophie Page

Astrology is the art of predicting events on earth as well as human character and disposition from the movements of the planets and fixed stars. Medieval astrology encompassed both general concepts of celestial influence, and the technical art of making predictions with horoscopes, symbolic maps of the heavens at particular moments and places constructed from astronomical information. The scientific foundations of the art were developed in ancient Greece, largely lost in early medieval Europe and recovered by the Latin West from Arabic sources in the 12th and 13th centuries. Late medieval astrological images were successfully Christianized and were adapted to particular contexts, acquired local meanings and changed over time....

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1614, near Bergamo, to a family originally from Desenzano; died 13 May 1689, in Albino.

Painter, decorative designer.

Giovanni Battista Azzola studied the decorative arts under Viviani in Brescia. By 1649, he was working independently, decorating ceiling frescoes in the Palazzo Francesco Morone in Bergamo. In ...

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Swiss, 17th century, male.

Born c. 1608, in Säckingen.

Painter, decorative designer.

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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: ...