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Jens Peter Munk

Danish painter, designer and architect. His paintings reveal both Neo-classical and Romantic interests and include history paintings as well as literary and mythological works. The variety of his subject-matter reflects his wide learning, a feature further evidenced by the broad range of his creative output. In addition to painting, he produced decorative work, sculpture and furniture designs, as well as being engaged as an architect. Successfully combining both intellectual and imaginative powers, he came to be fully appreciated only in the 1980s....

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1728, in Lautrec (Tarn); died probably, in Lautrec (Tarn).

Painter, decorative artist, tapestry maker.

Alaux's father was Pierre Alaux, a master tapestry maker, and his grandfather was Gilles Alaux, a master sculptor.

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Italian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 24 July 1742, in Bedano; died 15 or 16 November 1839, in Milan.

Sculptor, designer of ornamental architectural features, draughtsman.

Studied initially at an atelier of sculpture in Parma, then at the academy there and in Rome. His fame as a designer of ornamental features spread rapidly and he was appointed to teach at the Milan academy in ...

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Allais  

French, 18th century, female.

Painter.

She may be identical with Élisabeth Allais, daughter of the sculptor Jean-Louis Allais. She exhibited between 1779 and 1787 at the Salon de la Correspondance in Paris.

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Simon Lee and Guilhem Scherf

French family of artists. (1) Etienne Allegrain was a landscape painter who worked predominantly in the tradition of classical scenes established in the mid-17th century by Nicolas Poussin and Claude Lorrain. His brother Jean-Baptiste Allegrain (1644–before 1714) was a sculptor, while his son ...

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Allen  

British, 18th century, male.

Active in Londonc.1771.

Painter. Portraits.

Allen exhibited two paintings at the Society of Artists in 1771. He may be identical with the sculptor of the same name and could also have been the son of Andrew Allen.

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 11 January 1720; died 3 April 1776, in Mirandola.

Painter, sculptor (wood).

Studied in Bologna and subsequently worked on the Cathedral in Mirandola and in the church of Tramuschio. He produced several paintings, notable among them an Annunciation.

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Angers  

Austrian, 18th century, male.

Painter.

Angers was of Bohemian origin and, according to Dlabacz, painted historical subjects and architecture. His portrait of the Bohemian sculptor Mathias von Braun was engraved by Johann Balzer.

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Romec.1775.

Painter, engraver (burin), sculptor. Religious subjects. Statues.

Antonelli's work includes Halt During the Flight into Egypt (after Maratti), Christ on the Mount of Olives (Correggio), a Madonna and Child (Trevisani), and copies of various statues from the basilica of St Peter's....

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Armelin  

French, 18th century, male.

Painter.

He is mentioned as a member of the ancient confraternity of master painters and sculptors of Aix-en-Provence in 1767.

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French, 18th century, male.

Born June 1718; died June 1767, in Toulon.

Painter, sculptor. Historical subjects, seascapes.

Worked in Toulon, and was appointed as a painter to the King in 1760 to work in the port workshops. He painted mainly seascapes. He also painted an historical canvas, entitled ...

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1659, in Lyons; died 14 March 1740, in Paris.

Sculptor, painter.

Gabriel was a member of the Audran family, which produced many famous engravers, but little else is known of him. He is known to have worked in Paris, but no record of his work survives....

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 14 April 1762, in Crotenay (Jura); died 23 February 1842, in Salins (Jura).

Painter, sculptor (wood), engraver.

Auvernois is believed to have been self-trained. However, he was one of Joseph Perraud's teachers, according to Max Claudet's The Early Years of Jean-Joseph Perraud...

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German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born May 1756, in Potsdam; died 8 April 1829, in Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland).

Painter, sculptor.

The son of a Jewish merchant in Potsdam, whose first teacher in Potsdam was the painter Krüger. Later he studied with at the Berlin academy of art under the Lesueur. He developed his skill through contact with artists such as Frisch, Chodowiecki and Berger. He achieved his first successes with portraits in oils and pastels. In ...

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Canadian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1759; died 1830, in Quebec.

Sculptor, painter.

The register of pupils of the Académie Royale in Paris shows François Baillairgé was admitted on 21 February 1779 as a pupil of Stoupf and a protegé of La Grenée the Younger. He was still at the academy in October ...

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French, 18th century, male.

Active in Paris in 1753.

Painter, sculptor.

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Italian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1744, in Pistoia (Tuscany); died 22 October 1816, in Bologna.

Painter, engraver, sculptor, decorative designer.

Baldi studied drawing and painting initially under Francesco Beneforti in Pistoia, then travelled to Bologna, where he entered the workshop of the painter Mauro Tezi, with whom he subsequently collaborated as an assistant. He enjoyed the patronage of Count Massimiliano Gini. He excelled expecially at painting flowers. According to Zani, Valentino Baldi was also an engraver and sculptor....

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1657; died 1734.

Painter, sculptor.

Studied under Pasinelli and painted altarpieces for several churches in Bologna.

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French, 18th century, male.

Born c. 1760, in Paris.

Painter.

Charles-Joseph Bara was the son of a sculptor who became head of the painting studios at the Académie Impériale de Musique. He entered the École des Beaux-Arts, like his brother Jean-Baptiste, on 12 Fructidor, Year XII of the French Revolutionary Calendar (...

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French, 18th century, male.

Born c. 1763, in Paris.

Painter.

Jean-Baptiste Bara was the son of a sculptor who later became a scenery painter at the Opéra. Jean-Baptiste was a pupil of Bridan at the Académie, where his name appears in the list of pupils from November ...