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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 8 March 1821, in Liège; died 15 February 1906, in Liège.

Painter, engraver, art restorer, art critic. Religious subjects, historical subjects. Church decoration.

He was a pupil at the academies in Liège and in Düsseldorf. He worked on the decoration and restoration of numerous paintings in churches in Liège and along the Meuse. He was the director of ...


British, 19th century, male.

Born 8 June 1822, in Oxford; died 10 July 1877, in London.

Painter, art restorer, writer.

Henry Merrit was married to Anna Lea Merritt.


Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1641, in Pesaro; died 10 April 1719, in Rome.

Painter, art restorer, writer. Portraits, landscapes.

Giuseppe Montani worked in Venice. His History of the Painters of Pesaro is lost.

London, 13 July 1977: Self-portrait (oil on panel, 9 × 6¾in/23 × 17cm) ...


Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1933, in Biella (Piedmont).

Painter, sculptor, installation artist, photographer, writer.

Arte Povera.

The son of an art restorer, Michelangelo Pistoletto lives and works in Turin, and also teaches at the academy of fine arts in Vienna.Pistoletto's early works, painted during the 1950s, consisted of self-portraits against a monochrome background that revealed an interest in the work of Francis Bacon. He made his name from ...


Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Venice.

Born 1742; died 1803.

Painter, art restorer, art writer, art dealer.

Giovanni Maria Sasso advised British art collectors on Venetian art. Clients included John Strange, Richard Worsley and Abraham Hume. He was commissioned to compile a Venezia Pittrice...