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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1855, in Tours; died 1929, in Tours.

Potter, writer, archaeologist.

School of Tours.

Auguste-Alexandre Chauvigné trained with his father Auguste-François, and worked in the same studio. A journalist, novelist, playwright, historian and archeologist, he was a member of the Académie Française and of the Académie d'Agriculture. In ...


British, 19th century, male.

Born 23 January 1822, in London; died 18 August 1894, in London.

Draughtsman, writer, archaeologist.

W.A.V.S. Papworth, the youngest son of John B. Papworth, was a very talented draughtsman. He published a Dictionary of Architecture and various works on artistic topics. In ...


Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 17 August 1729, in Faenza; died 2 April 1799, in Naples.

Painter, sculptor, engraver (burin), art writer, archaeologist. Religious subjects, portraits.

A pupil of Graziani, Nicola Passeri worked mainly in Naples. Several of his paintings are found in churches in Faenza. In Naples he published ...