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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 1679; died 1740.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects.

School of Rome.

Francesco Fernandi was working in Rome in 1730. Like Maratti, he eschewed fashionable Rococo influences on his work and adhered strictly to Classical models.

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Austrian, 19th century, male.

Born 17 May 1854, in Vienna; died 1903, in Vienna.

Painter. Figures, portraits, genre scenes.

The son of Karl Schweninger the Elder, Karl the Younger painted genre scenes with figures in rococo costume.


German, 18th century, male.

Born 1680; died 1727, in Augsburg (Bavaria).

Engraver (burin), draughtsman.

Johann Steinberger made engravings of religious subjects and scenes after the great French Rococo artist, Jean-Antoine Watteau.


Danish, 18th century, male.

Died 1784, in Randers.


Olaus Carolus Wassmann worked for middle-class houses in Randers and Skive, doing paintings in a Rococo style.


British, 18th century, male.

Died 1775, in Bath.


John Wollaston first practised in London and then emigrated to America. He was mentioned as being in Philadelphia in 1758. He introduced knowledge of the rococo style that was fashionable at the time. As a portrait painter, he flattered his subjects, but failed to bring out their personalities. He painted a portrait of George Washington's mother....