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German, 17th century, male.

Born 1613, in Miesbach; died 1705, in Munich.

Sculptor, draughtsman. Religious subjects.

An artist in the employ of the Elector of Bavaria, he produced a considerable number of works, notably four large evangelical figures beside the high altar and angel figures in the choir of St Cajetan's in Munich. Several works by him are found in other churches in Munich. In ...

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Active from 1511 to 1540.

Born in Sassoferrato (Ancona); died, in Cupramontana (Ancona).

Painter, sculptor, architect. Religious subjects.

Many of Pietro Paolo Agabiti's paintings decorate the churches of his native town. Santa Maria del Piano has a Virgin with St Catherine and St John the Baptist...

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Lebanese, 19th century, male.

Painter. Religious subjects, portraits.

Little is known of this painter, other than that he was also a sculptor and physician reputed to have been taught painting by an Italian Orientalist painter who lived north of Beirut during the final two decades of the 19th century. Ibraim Al-Georr produced portraits of leading personalities of his day in a style that was meticulously detailed, but somehow hesitant to the point of being almost naive....

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born in Venice; died c. 1630, in Venice.

Painter, sculptor. Religious subjects. Church decoration, busts.

Studied under Palma the Younger and worked alongside him for 34 years. He was involved in the decoration of several monuments. Rudolfi also attributes to him the bust of Palma which is placed above the entrance to the sacristy of the Naples church of S Giovanni Paulo. His major work was a ...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1584, in Borgo San Sepolcro; died 1638, in Rome.

Painter, sculptor, engraver. Religious subjects.

Son of Durante Alberti and brother of Alberto Alberti; studied in his father's studio and went on to produce paintings that hang in the cathedral of his native town, in San Giovanni and in Rome. Among these is an ...

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Rome.

Born 1593, in Borgo San Sepolcro.

Painter, sculptor, engraver, art theorist. Religious subjects. Frescoes.

Served as Secretary to the Accademia di San Luca in Rome (founded by Zuccharo). In 1585, he published in Rome a benchmark Treatise on the Noble Art of Painting...

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Spanish, 16th – 17th century, male.

Painter, sculptor. Religious subjects.

Burgos School.

Between 1598 and 1603, Domingo de Albitiz, with Luis Gabeo, executed carvings and paintings for the choir of the cathedral of Santo Domingo de la Calzada in Burgos.

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1595 or 1602, in Bologna; died 10 June 1654, in Rome.

Sculptor, draughtsman. Religious subjects, figures. Busts.

The son of a silk merchant, he studied in Bologna under Lodovico Caracci and the sculptor Giulio Cesare Conventi. In 1622, he was retained by the court of Duke Ferdinand as a sculptor working in ivory, bronze and silver. He travelled in pursuit of his studies to Venice and Mantua and in 1625, to Rome. In 1640, he was appointed primate of the Accademia di San Luca; his major commissions date from that appointment....

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Spanish, 19th century, male.

Born 2 February 1805, in Paris; died 22 August 1830, in Burgos (Castilla y León).

Sculptor, painter. Religious subjects. Groups, statues.

José Álvarez y Bougel was the son of the sculptor José Álvarez y Cubero and brother of the architect Anibal Álvarez. From an early age, he emerged as a worthy successor to his father who had acquired his masterly skills in Paris under Ingres' guidance. On his return to Spain, the younger Álvarez produced some major works showing promise of a brilliant future. They include ...

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Swiss, 19th century, male.

Active in Büren towards the middle of the 19th century.

Painter, sculptor. Religious subjects.

Noted works by Amberg include Christ on the Mount of Olives and a Crucifix carved in wood.