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French, 12th century, male.

Enameller.

This artist was active in Limoges.

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Walloon School, 12th century, male.

Active in France, England, Germany.

Goldsmith, enameller.

A native of Huy, this artist lived in Liège but travelled in Germany, England and France to carry out commissions. This suggests the reputation he had as an enamel worker. In 1145 Abbot Suger himself asked him to make the great cross of St-Denis, so admired was he by his contemporaries. Unfortunately very few of his works have survived: a reliquary of St Anthony and those of St Mengold and St Domitien, which have been restored....

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Spanish, 12th century, male.

Active in Ávila at the end of the 12th century.

Sculptor.

One of the most remarkable of 12th century Spanish sculptors, he was the principal decorator of the west porch of the S Vicente Cathedral in Avila.

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Spanish, 12th century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 12th century.

Painter. Frescoes, decorative art.

Catalan School, Castile School.

This artist probably worked with the Master of Tahull and may, like him, have been of foreign origin. He decorated the apse of Sta Maria, Tahull (Taüll), Lérida; he then worked on the decoration of the Hermitage of Vera Cruz, Maderuelo, in Castile, from which he gets his name. Like the Master of Tahull he respected the canons of the Byzantine style....

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Spanish, 12th century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 12th century.

Painter. Frescoes, decorative art.

Catalan School.

This artist worked on the church of S Climent, Tahull (Taüll), which was consecrated in 1123. His decoration of this church is one of the finest examples of the traditional Byzantine style and it served as a model for decorative painting throughout the whole Huesca region. It is thought the artist was a foreigner, probably an Italian. He knew how to give to each fold, each gesture, each face a fullness, an intense meaning that in no way spoils the overall effect. Each of the figures is deliberately stylised, with highly schematised characteristics, showing how well he understood monumental art. After decorating this church, the Master of Tahull certainly went to Isabena to work on Roda Cathedral. His sense of line and his skilful use of colour make him one of the foremost figures in Catalan Romanesque art....

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12th century, male.

Active at the end of the 12th century.

Born 1130; died 1205.

Goldsmith, enameller.

Moselle school.

Nicolas de Verdun worked at Tournai, Cologne and Vienna, following in the footsteps of Godefroid de Huy and adopting the new iconography of Abbot Suger. He is known above all for the reredos in Klosterneuburg, Austria (completed in ...

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German, 12th century, male.

Active in the Bonn areac.1181.

Enameller.

Reginaldus was a monk.