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German, 16th century, male.

Active in Praguec.1560.

Died c. 1565.

Painter, draughtsman. Monuments.

Florian Abel was the brother of the sculptors Bernhard and Arnold Abel, and was commissioned to produce the sketches for the tomb of Emperor Maximilian, which was to be sculpted by his brothers. He was paid 249 florins and 40 kreutzer for this task. He is believed to have drawn the plan for Frederick I's memorial, which was sculpted by Colin, as well as plans for the memorials to Frederick's wife, the empress, and to Maximilian II. His will, dated ...

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Bohemian School, 16th century, male.

Active in Prague, probably during the 16th century.

Painter, sculptor.

Simon Abels' work includes the altar in Prague's Týn church, a powerful combined work of sculpture and painting which was apparently inspired by Dürer's Virgin.

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Spanish, 16th century, male.

Active in Toledo.

Painter, sculptor.

Toledo School.

On 20 February 1587 Diego de Aguilar was commissioned by the church council, together with Sebastian Hernandez, to assess the carvings and gilding of the frame for El Greco's painting known by the title of ...

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Spanish, 16th century, male.

Painter, sculptor. History painting.

Toledo School.

Little is known of Diego de Aguilera, except that he lived in Toledo around 1587 and had a reputation as a man of intellect and fine manners. He was considered a good judge of works of art and enthusiasts and artists often chose him to act as arbiter when establishing prices. The majority of his work was destroyed by fire....

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French, 14th century, male.

Perhaps of German origin.

Painter (?), sculptor (?).

Jean d'Alaman the Elder is recorded as being in Montpellier in 1331. He was a consul of the Corporation eight times between 1354 and 1388. He was probably the father of Henri Alaman....

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French, 15th century, male.

Sculptor (?), painter (?).

Jean d'Alaman the Younger was probably the son of Jean d'Alaman the Elder. He is recorded as being in Montpellier in 1413.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Painter.

Michel dagli Alberi is only known because his name is mentioned in two notarial acts in the Venice archives (11 May 1470 and 26 November 1485) and also in the will of Graziosa, daughter of the woodcarver Antonio di Mares....

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born 14 February 1404, in Genoa, illegitimate son of a noble Florentine banking family (in exile at the time of his birth); died 1472.

Architect, theorist, painter, sculptor.

Leon Battista Alberti was a leading scholar and architect of the fifteenth century. After receiving his doctorate in canon and civil law from Bologna University in ...

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Activec.1496.

Painter, sculptor.

Alberto da Parma is mentioned by Zani. Lopez believes that he was a pupil of Jacopo Loschi.

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German, 14th century, male.

Died before 1360.

Painter, sculptor (wood).

Meister Albertus was a citizen of the German town of Soest and worked in Lübeck around 1355.

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French, 15th century, male.

Active in Orléans.

Painter, sculptor.

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German, 13th century, male.

Born in Lübeck.

Painter, sculptor.

This artist is mentioned in a book from Lübeck on 25 March 1280.

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German, 13th century, male.

Active in Lübeck.

Painter, sculptor.

Some biographers believe that this artist should not be confused with the Alexander mentioned in Lübeck on 25 March 1280.

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German, 15th century, male.

Painter, sculptor.

The name Hinricus Allevelt appears in the archives of the town of Lübeck in 1442 and 1443.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born near Pavia.

Painter, sculptor (?).

Protasio Amadeo was the brother of the architect and sculptor Giovanni Antonio Amadeo of Lombardy. Like his brother he was born in the mid-15th century and was the son of a farmer, Aloisio Amadeo, who lived on the outskirts of Pavia. Protasio trained as a painter and worked mainly for his brother, who was better known....

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Flemish, 16th century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 16th century.

Painter, sculptor.

Flemish School.

Francisco de Amberes arrived in Toledo, Spain, from Flanders, and produced several important paintings at Toledo Cathedral (Eugenius altar) in 1502. In 1507 he decorated the casing above the door of the winter hall of the chapter with Jean de Bruxelles and Lorenzo Gurricio. From ...

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Italian, 14th century, male.

Died 1340, in Orvieto.

Draughtsman, sculptor (wood).

In 1305, Giovanni Ammannati was employed on the restoration of the bell-tower of the town hall in Siena. In 1329 he designed the stalls of Orvieto Cathedral, later supervising their execution. He is documented as living in Siena in ...

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Born in L'Aquila (Abruzzo).

Sculptor, painter.

Florentine School.

Andrea dall' Aquila was a pupil of Donatello in Florence. He lived there for a number of years in the house of Cosimo de' Medici.

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Italian, 14th century, male.

Painter, sculptor (wood).

Angelus de Senis was a member of the Pisani School. An inscription on the base of a wooden statue of the Angel Gabriel states that he both carved and painted the piece. The statue, which can be seen at S Antonio Abate in Montalcino, is dated ...

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Portuguese, 16th century, male.

Active in Seville.

Painter.

In 1540, working with the sculptor Gomez de Horozco, Juan Anriquez created a great altar for the parish church of Gibraltar. The artist is also known as Juan Enrique.