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Italian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active also active in Argentina.

Born 1859, in Montecassino; died 1932, in Santa Fe, Argentina.

Painter, art restorer. Religious subjects, still-lifes.

Cingolani was a pupil of Seitz, decorative director of the papal palaces in Rome, until 1880. During the pontificate of Leo XIII, he took part in the restoration of Raphael's Logge, the Borgia apartments and the Sistine Chapel, in particular Michelangelo's ...


Swiss, 20th century, male.

Born 22 March 1879, in Geneva; died 8 November 1945, in Lausanne.

Painter (including gouache), pastellist, illustrator, decorative artist, art restorer. Scenes with figures, figures, portraits, waterscapes. Frescoes, designs for stained glass, designs for mosaics, church decoration, stage sets.

Alexandre Cingria was descended from a famous Levantine family and the brother of the writer Charles-Albert Cingria. He studied at the university and art schools in Geneva, the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris, the academies in Munich and on several occasions in Florence. He started painting in ...


Belgian, 20th century, male.

Active also active in the Netherlands.

Born 1887, in Lier.

Painter, copyist, art restorer. Religious subjects, portraits, landscapes, urban landscapes.

Bernard Janssens was educated at the fine arts academy in Lier. He was also recognised as a copyist and restorer of Old Dutch and Flemish Masters....


Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1903, in Bruges; died 1971.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Leegenhoek studied at the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Brussels and went on to work as a fresco restorer.


French, 20th century, male.

Born 1877, in Paris; died 20 October 1960, in Paris.

Painter, art restorer. Architectural views, church interiors.

Léon Lepeltier, a pupil of Gustave Moreau, François Flameng and Fernand Cormon, exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français, where he was awarded honourable mentions in ...


Polish, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA from 1935.

Born 1896, in Lemberg (now Lviv, Ukraine); died 1986.

Painter. Religious subjects, figures, nudes, portraits, still-lifes, flowers.

After working on the restoration of churches in Poland, Zygmunt Menkes enrolled at the academy of fine arts in Cracow, travelled to Berlin and on to Paris in 1923. He went to the USA and settled in New York in 1935, where he later exhibited his work. He was influenced by Modigliani's somewhat softened Cubism....


Sheila S. Blair and Jonathan M. Bloom

Art historian of Viennese birth. She studied at Vienna University with Josef Strzygoswki, submitting her thesis on Sasanian silver in 1933. The following year she volunteered at the Islamic department of the State Museum in Berlin under Ernst Kühnel, who had succeeded Friedrich Sarre as director three years earlier. In the spring of ...


Austrian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 16 January 1849, in Villanders; died 4 January 1930, in Munich.

Painter, art restorer. Religious subjects. Murals.

Rabensteiner was the pupil of Franz Xaver Barth, Wilhelm von Diez and Ludwig von Löfftz at the academy of fine art in Munich. He executed numerous altar paintings and murals for churches in the Tyrol....


Austrian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 17 August 1850, in Meran (now Merano, Italy); died 2 December 1932, in Dorf (Tyrol).


Rohregger is best known as a restorer of religious paintings.


Austrian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 25 February 1860, in Schwaz; died 8 February 1919, in Hall (Tyrol).

Painter, art restorer. Religious subjects, mythological subjects. Murals.

Alfons Siber studied from 1881 to 1890 at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Vienna and moved to Innsbruck, where he painted several murals for churches in the region....


Austrian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 31 March 1827, in Steyr; died 1924.

Painter. Religious subjects.

Anton Stern was also a restorer of paintings.


Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 25 June 1857, in Hamme; died 6 November 1927, in Louvain.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

Van Uytvanck was a pupil of Jean Baptiste Béthune. He worked mainly as a restorer of sculptures, especially for the churches in Louvain and Mechelen....


Russian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 5 March 1856, in Omsk; died 1 April 1910, in St Petersburg.

Painter, draughtsman (charcoal/ink), watercolourist, illustrator, sculptor, designer, art restorer. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, allegorical subjects, figures. Murals, church decoration, theatre sets.


Peredvizhniki (Association of Traveling Art Exhibitions), Golubaya Roza (Blue Rose), Abramtsevo Artists’ Colony...