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German, 18th century, male.

Born in Munich; died 1728.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

Son and pupil of Balthasar Ableitner. His most familiar works are a sculpted Seated Virgin above the doorway of the Bürgersaal in Munich and the altar in St Theresa's Chapel in Trinity church....

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Dutch, 18th century, male.

Sculptor. Religious subjects. Statues.

This artist carved a marble statue of the Virgin for the Catholic church in Amsterdam.

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German, 18th century, male.

Died 1741.

Sculptor.

He is recorded as being in Dresden in 1729. He worked on sculptural ornaments at the court Catholic church in the city.

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Spanish, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1773, in Haro; died 1843.

Sculptor. Religious subjects, mythological subjects.

Brother of Esteban Agreda, he became a member of the Real Academia de San Fernando in Madrid in 1827. The church in the Spanish town of Haro has three statues of saints sculpted by this artist. From ...

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Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Sculptor, founder, designer of ornamental architectural features. Religious subjects.

London, 3 May 1977: Baptismal Fonts (bronze, h. 14¼ ins/36.5 cm, diam. 17 ins/43.2 cm) GBP 12,000

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Spanish, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 23 April 1768, in Priego; died 26 December 1827, in Madrid.

Sculptor. Religious subjects. Statues.

Educated in Granada and Cordova, Álvarez Cubero carved figures for the church of the Carthusian Monastery of El Paular near Madrid as early as ...

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Born 1727, in Salamanca; died 1797, in Madrid.

Sculptor. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, figures. Statues, equestrian statues, groups.

Having begun his studies in his native city, Álvarez moved to Madrid to take up an apprenticeship with Alessandro de Castro, who set him to work on sculptures for the new royal palace. In ...

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Brescia at the beginning of the 18th century.

Sculptor (wood).

Two examples of his work are in Brescia: a woodcut engraving of Christ Crucified and a statue of the Holy Virgin.

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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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Hungarian, 18th century, male.

Born in Eger.

Sculptor (wood). Religious subjects.

Budapest (Magyar Nemzeti Múz.): crucifix

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born in Mouzens (Tarn); died 1739, in Toulouse.

Sculptor. Religious subjects. Busts, low reliefs.

Marc Arcis studied under the painter Rivalz at Toulouse, became an academician in 1684 and was the teacher of Pierre Lucas and Parents. Between 1674 and ...

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Died 1 August 1725, in San Sebastián.

Sculptor. Religious subjects. Statues.

Felipe Arismendi was the son or nephew of Juan de Arismendi and lived in San Sebastian. A large number of works from the province of Vizcaya that have common characterisics, especially a certain realism, are attributed to him. Noteworthy works of his are: in San Sebastian, in the church of Sta Maria, a ...

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French, 18th century, male.

Sculptor. Religious subjects. Statues.

Armenont lived in Vimoutiers (Orne) and is known for the statue of St Agatha he made in 1731 for the church at Coquainvilliers (Calvados). He also painted and gilded two statues for this church and worked on the choir stalls....

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Dutch, 18th century, male.

Died 1756, in Würzburg (Bavaria).

Sculptor. Religious subjects. Statues.

Johann van der Auvera was the son of Jakob van der Auvera and, like his father, a sculptor at the Würzburg court. He was probably taught by his father before going to Rome to complete his studies. His work includes the pulpit of the Benedictine abbey at Amorbach, the two groups of the ...

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Born during the first half of the 18th century, in Idiazabal (Guipúzcoa); died 1798, in Altzo de Abajo.

Sculptor. Religious subjects. Statues.

Azurmendi produced a large number of statues, low reliefs and altar decorations for the churches of Guipúzcoa. Some were after the drawings of Ventura Rodríguez, Diego de Villanueva and Sylvester Pérez. His principal works are in the churches and monasteries of Alegría, San Sebastián, Renteria, Alsasua, Tolosa, Ezurquil, Azcoitia and others. He was also an architect....

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British, 18th century, male.

Active in London at the end of the 18th century.

Sculptor.

The son of John Bacon the Elder, T. Bacon exhibited three sculptures at the Royal Academy between 1793 and 1795: The Prodigal Son (terracotta), Christ and the Samaritan, and Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane...

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German, 18th century, male.

Active in Munich.

Born 1763, in Rottenburg.

Sculptor. Religious subjects. Busts.

Georg Bäumer sculpted a Descent from the Cross after Lipvrosky, with 19 figures in low relief (owned by the Bavarian royal family) and a bust of Napoleon.

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Ferenc Batári

He was a novice in the Society of Jesus at Trencsén (now Trenčín, Slovakia) and worked as a wood-carver in the Jesuit workshop until 1735; following this he worked in Esztergom and Vienna. From 1749 to 1760 he was the head of the Jesuit workshop at Székesfehérvár. The furnishings and fittings of the former Jesuit church there, St John of Nepomuk, and the rich, ornamental carvings of the priory and pharmacy (all ...

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Flemish School, 18th century, male.

Born 27 April 1699, in Antwerp; died 10 September 1768, in Antwerp.

Sculptor, architect. Religious subjects.

Jan van Baurscheit the Younger was the son of Jan Pieter van Baurscheit the Elder. He was accepted as a member of the Guild of St Luke in ...

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German, 18th century, male.

Active in Mecklenburgc.1750.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

In 1749, he completed the high altar in the church in Wismar. He also sculpted the altar of the church in Bibow.