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Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born in Durazzo in Albania; died 1504, in Spalato.

Sculptor, architect.

Andreas Alexii was the son of slaves and spent his whole life in Dalmatia, mainly in Spalato. He worked principally on the restoration and repair of chapels. Among his works are the chapel of St Catherine in the church of St Dominic in Spalato, the chapel of St Jerome and St Nicholas in the church of St John the Baptist (no longer in existence) in the town of Arbe on the island of the same name, and the Gothic baptismal chapel in the church in Arbe. In ...

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German, 14th century, male.

Painter.

Heinrich von Alich belonged to a third order and later entered the convent of St Peter in Erfurt. He painted the chapel of Corporis Christi in the convent's church in 1302, during restorations to the building.

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Italian, 14th century, male.

Died 1340, in Orvieto.

Draughtsman, sculptor (wood).

In 1305, Giovanni Ammannati was employed on the restoration of the bell-tower of the town hall in Siena. In 1329 he designed the stalls of Orvieto Cathedral, later supervising their execution. He is documented as living in Siena in ...

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Italian, 14th century, male.

Active in Gubbio (Umbria).

Sculptor.

Andrea di Paolo is mentioned with regard to payment for the restoration of a wall in the Palazzo del Podestà in 1383.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Painter.

Giosuè Anselmo worked in Naples in 1470 on the restoration of a panel in several sections for Castelnuovo.

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Antonio  

Italian, 16th century, male.

Sculptor.

Antonio was active in Carrara in the second half of the 16th century. According to Bertolotti, between 1560 and 1562 he was paid for carving coats of arms and working on the restoration of antiquities in the Belvedere garden in Rome....

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Active in Orvieto.

Died 1464.

Glass painter.

In 1463, Antonio da Venezia provided the drawings for the restoration of a stained glass window at Orvieto Cathedral.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Sculptor, architect.

Around 1423, Antonio di Romagna was summoned to Apulia by Bishop Angelo of Troja to direct, together with Giacomo della Marca, the restoration work at the cathedral that had begun in 1407.

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Aribo  

German, 10th century, male.

Miniaturist.

A monk in Regensburg and a miniaturist, this artist is known to have collaborated with Adalbert in the restoration of the Codex Aureus of St-Emmeram.

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Spanish, 16th century, male.

Active in Seville.

Painter.

School of Seville.

In 1597, Alonso de Balderas was among the artists who worked on the restoration of the dome paintings in the Salón de Embajadores at the Alcázar in Seville.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Active in Sienac.1450.

Sculptor.

Bartolommeo di Pietro da Cortona lived first in Padua. He moved with his brother Urbano to Siena and with him undertook the restoration of the chapel of the Madonna della Grazia at Siena Cathedral.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Sculptor.

This artist, born in Perugia, is referred to in documents as having worked between 1423 and 1424 on the restoration of the Sepal Fountain in Viterbo. He also made the lectern in the choir of the Dominican church of S Maria, Gradi. The last mention of him is in ...

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Sculptor.

He carved the balustrades during the restoration of the Palazzo Ducale of Scutari. According to Merzario he made the famous holy water fountain in the church of Venzone, Udine, the baptismal fonts in Tolmezzo Cathedral, and the porch of the church of Tricesenio. Caffi says, however, that these were the work of another Bernardino da Bissone, a son of Antonio, who obtained citizen rights in Udine about ...

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born possibly in 1520, in Saltrio; died 14 December 1600, in Rome.

Sculptor.

Giovanni Battista Bianchi was primarily a restorer of earlier works, including a group carved in 1579 by Roberto da Borgo San Sepolcro.

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Chris Brooks

(b London, Sept 7, 1814; d London, Feb 23, 1900).

English architect and designer. He committed his feelings and creative energies to the High Anglicanism of the Oxford Movement from the early 1840s and to its expression through the revival of Gothic architecture and design, then vociferously advocated by the Ecclesiological Society, of which he became an active member. Butterfield’s extensive output was almost exclusively confined to the building and restoration of churches and associated buildings, such as vicarages and schools.

He was the eldest son of a London chemist, and his parents were Nonconformists. From 1831 to 1833 Butterfield was articled to a Pimlico builder, Thomas Arber, from whom he must have derived the detailed understanding of practical building that was to be basic to his architectural practice. Between 1833 and 1836 he was the pupil of E. L. Blackburne, a London architect with strong antiquarian interests, and in 1838–9 he became assistant to a Worcester architect, probably Harvey Eginton, whose practice included church building and restoration. During this period Butterfield must have begun to acquire the profound knowledge of medieval architecture that was to underlie all his work. In ...

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French, 16th century, male.

Active in Lille.

Sculptor.

In 1538, Capitaine sculpted statues of Christ, the Virgin, the Emperor and the King of Spain for the Burgomasters' Hall, where in 1597 he carried out various restoration works.

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Italian, 15th century, male.

Active 1442-1509.

Born c. 1420, in Perugia; died c. 1505, in Perugia.

Painter, decorative artist, art restorer. Religious subjects. Banners, armorials.

Perugian School.

Bartolomeo Caporali was active between 1472 and 1499 in Perugia. Nothing is known of his training but from his first work, an ...

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French, 16th century, male.

Active in Paris.

Born in Paris.

Sculptor.

Fontainebleau School.

From 1540 to 1550, Carmoy worked at the château of Fontainebleau on the restoration of the antique marbles brought from Italy. In 1558 he worked under Pierre Lescot at the Louvre, and in ...

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Italian, 16th century, male.

Born 1509, in Gandino near Bergamo; died 1579, in Madrid, in 1569 according to the Larousse Dictionary.

Painter, sculptor, draughtsman (including wash), architect, decorative artist, art restorer. Religious subjects, historical subjects, mythological subjects. Wall decorations, frescoes.

After a study trip to Rome, paid for by his protector Tobia Pallavicini, Giovanni Battista Castello (Il Bergamasco) produced a series of works in Genoa and Bergamo. His best-known works in Bergamo include the fresco ...

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French, 16th century, male.

Active in Fresnay-sur-Sarthe (Sarthe).

Glass painter.

François Dienis worked on the restoration of the stained glass windows in the church at Fresnay from 1563 to 1580.