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Guardabassi, Mariano  

Italian, 19th century, male.

Born in Perugia; died 1880.

Painter, copyist, archaeologist. Historical subjects, religious subjects.

Mariano Guardabassi was a pupil of Silvestro Valeri at the Accademia in Perugia and of Cornelius in Rome, in whose studio he painted the Death of Moses that is now with his ...


Lysons, Samuel  

British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1763; died 26 June 1819.

Draughtsman, archaeologist.

From 1785 to 1801, Samuel Lysons exhibited views of old English buildings at the Royal Academy in London. He drew and etched the plates for his books Enumeration of the Roman Ruins Discovered at Woodchester in 1797...


Sumner, George Heywood Maunoir  

British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 14 October 1853, in Old Alresford; died 21 December 1940, in South Gorley.

Engraver (etching), illustrator, textile designer, archaeologist. Scenes with figures.

George Heywood Maunoir Sumner trained as a lawyer but chose to pursue a career in art. He lived and worked in London, where he played an important role in the revival of wood engraving. He was a member of the Fitzroy Picture Society, through whom he published reproductions of his prints. He exhibited in London from ...