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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 1 November 1749, in Ferrara.

Sculptor (wood), architect.

Son and pupil of Giuseppe Baseggio; studied under his father in Rovigo and subsequently in Rome. His carved frames and furniture were in great demand. He also worked extensively for churches in the region....

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Swiss, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1760, in Kerns; died 1816.

Sculptor (wood).

Franz Joseph Bucher is best known for his sculpted furniture.

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 17 April 1731, in Aix-en-Provence; died 15 November 1788, in Paris.

Architect, sculptor, draughtsman, designer of ornamental architectural features. Decorative motifs. Furniture.

Gilles Cauvet, sculptor to Monsieur, the king's brother, banished the mannered style from interior decoration, preferring classical simplicity. He was director of the Académie de St-Luc in Paris, and organised the Exhibition of ...

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Born c. 1680, in Seville; died 1740.

Sculptor.

A record shows that Bartolomé García de Santiago was involved in a lawsuit, which he lost. The sale of his furniture by the court indicates that he was of modest means and from a declaration dated ...

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German, 18th century, male.

Active in Heinert (Lower Franconia).

Sculptor.

A simple peasant farmer, Christian Halbig made musical instruments, wooden furniture and altars, all without any preliminary drawings or sketches. The epitaph of a Frau von Zurwesten in the Knights' Chapel in Hassfurt is attributed to him....

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Gordon Campbell

German designer, painter and sculptor . In the 1720s and 1730s he published numerous sets of patterns which included furniture designs in a local variation of late French Baroque. His designs were used all over Europe.

D. Golücke: Die Proportionslehre des Johann Jakob Schübler (diss., Berlin, Freie U., 1974)...

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Swedish, 18th century, male.

Born 1757, in Hemsö; died, in Nora.

Sculptor. Ornaments, furniture, religious furnishings.

Pehr Westman adopted a Rococo, then a Neo-Classical style. The museum in Härnösand has a door by him and a ceremonial bed.

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Swiss, 18th century, male.

Born 14 November 1719, in Kaiserstuhl; died 25 August 1789, in Kaiserstuhl.

Sculptor (wood/stone). Religious subjects, figures. Low reliefs, ornaments, armorials, furniture, religious furnishings.

Franz Ludwig Wind devoted himself to sculpture on wood and stone, and interpreted the Baroque style in an original style that he used all his life. He specialised in ornamentation in churches and on stalls, figures of saints and coats of arms for town halls. In the town of Zurzach the central pillar of the bridge over the Rhine, depicting St John Nepomuk, is his work, as is the main gate of the castle of Schwarz-Wasserstelz, near Zurzach....