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Jean-Baptiste Greuze
 

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Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725 - 1805) - France (Tournus)
Rococo, Rococo


Jean-Baptiste Greuze (21 August 1725 – 4 March 1805) was a French painter of portraits, genre scenes, and history painting. Greuze was born at Tournus, a market town in Burgundy. He is generally said to have formed his own talent at an early age his inclinations, though thwarted by his father, were encouraged by a Lyonnese artist named Grandon, or ......
 
Antoine Pesne
 

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Antoine Pesne (1683 - 1757) - France (Paris)
Rococo, Baroque


Antoine Pesne (French pronunciation: ​[pɛːn]) (29 May 1683 – 5 August 1757) was a French-born court painter of Prussia. Starting in the manner of baroque, he became one of the fathers of rococo in painting. His work represents a link between the French school and the Frederican rococo style. Born in Paris, Pesne first studied art under his father a......
 
Charles Antoine Coypel
 

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Charles Antoine Coypel (1694 - 1752) - France (Paris)


Charles-Antoine Coypel (11 July 1694 – 15 June 1752) was a French painter, art commentator, and playwright. He lived in Paris. He was the son of the artist Antoine Coypel and grandson of Noël Coypel. Charles-Antoine inherited his father’s design and painting duties as premier peintre du roi (First Painter to the King) at the French court when his f......
 
Jean Baptiste Pigalle
 

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Jean Baptiste Pigalle (1725 - 1805) - France (Tournus)


Jean-Baptiste Greuze (21 August 1725 – 4 March 1805) was a French painter of portraits, genre scenes, and history painting. Greuze was born at Tournus, a market town in Burgundy. He is generally said to have formed his own talent at an early age his inclinations, though thwarted by his father, were encouraged by a Lyonnese artist named Grandon, or ......
 
Adélaide Labille Guiard
 

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Adélaide Labille Guiard (1749 - 1803) - France (Paris)


Adélaïde Labille-Guiard (11 April 1749 – 24 April 1803), also known as Adélaïde Labille-Guiard des Vertus, was a French miniaturist and portrait painter. Adélaïde Labille-Guiard was born in Paris, the youngest of eight children, to a bourgeois family. Her father, the haberdasher Claude-Edme Labille, owned a shop named 'A La Toilette' situated in th......
 
Jean Baptiste Jacques Augustin
 

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Jean Baptiste Jacques Augustin (1686 - 1755) - France (Saint-Dié-Des-Vosges)


Jean-Baptiste Oudry (17 March 1686 – 30 April 1755) was a French Rococo painter, engraver, and tapestry designer. He is particularly well known for his naturalistic pictures of animals and his hunt pieces depicting game. Jean-Baptiste Oudry was born in Paris, the son of Jacques Oudry, a painter and art dealer, and his wife Nicole Papillon, relative......
 
Charles Joseph Natoire
 

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Charles Joseph Natoire (1700 - 1777) - France (Nimes)


Charles-Joseph Natoire (3 March 1700 – 23 August 1777) was a French painter in the Rococo manner, a pupil of François Lemoyne and director of the French Academy in Rome, 1751–1775. Considered during his lifetime the equal of François Boucher, he played a prominent role in the artistic life of France. He is remembered above all for the series of the......
 
Thomas Hudson
 

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Thomas Hudson (1701 - 1779) - United Kingdom (Bideford)


Thomas Hudson (1701 – 26 January 1779) was an English portrait painter. Hudson was born in Devon in 1701. His exact birthplace is unknown. He studied under Jonathan Richardson in London and against his wishes, married Richardson's daughter at some point before 1725. Hudson was most prolific between 1740 and 1760 and, from 1745 until 1755 was the mo......
 
Jacopo Amigoni
 

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Jacopo Amigoni (1682 - 1752) - Italy (Naples)


Jacopo Amigoni (1682–1752), also named Giacomo Amiconi, was an Italian painter of the late-Baroque or Rococo period, who began his career in Venice, but traveled and was prolific throughout Europe, where his sumptuous portraits were much in demand. He was born in Naples or Venice. Amigoni initially painted both mythological and religious scenes but......
 
Giambettino Cignaroli
 

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Giambettino Cignaroli (1706 - 1770) - Italy (Verona)


Giambettino Cignaroli (Verona, July 4, 1706 – Verona, December 1, 1770) was an Italian painter of the Rococo and early Neoclassic period. He was a pupil of Santo Prunato and Antonio Balestra and active mostly in the area of the Veneto. He became the director of the academy of painting and sculpture of Verona in December 1764. The Academy was subseq......
 
Daniel Gran
 

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Daniel Gran (1694 - 1757) - Italy (Vienna)


Daniel Gran (22 May 1694 in Vienna – 16 April 1757 in Sankt Pölten), was an Austrian painter. His pictures ornament several public buildings in his native city. He was of some consideration in his time and after a century of Italian dominance one of the first important painters of the German-speaking countries, but his works are relatively unknown ......
 
Philip Jacques De Loutherbourg
 

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Philip Jacques De Loutherbourg (1740 - 1812) - France (Strasbourg)


Philip James de Loutherbourg RA (31 October 1740 – 11 March 1812), whose name is sometimes given in the French form of Philippe-Jacques, the German form of Philipp Jakob, or with the English-language epithet of the Younger, was a Franco-British painter who became known for his large naval works, his elaborate set designs for London theatres, and hi......
 
Giuseppe Castiglione
 

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Giuseppe Castiglione (1688 - 1766) - Italy (Milan)


Giuseppe Castiglione, S.J. (simplified Chinese: 郎世宁 traditional Chinese: 郎世寧 pinyin: Lángshìníng) (19 July 1688 – 17 July 1766), was an Italian Jesuit lay brother and a missionary in China, where he served as an artist at the imperial court of three emperors – the Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong emperors. He painted in a style that is a fusion of Eu......
 
Jean Antoine Houdon
 

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Jean Antoine Houdon (1741 - 1828) - France (Versailles)


Jean-Antoine Houdon (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃n‿ɑ̃twan udɔ̃]) (25 March 1741 – 15 July 1828) was a French neoclassical sculptor. Houdon is famous for his portrait busts and statues of philosophers, inventors and political figures of the Enlightenment. Houdon's subjects include Denis Diderot (1771), Benjamin Franklin (1778-09), Jean-Jacques Rousse......
 
Gerard Van Spaendonck
 

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Gerard Van Spaendonck (1746 - 1822) - Netherlands (Tilburg)


Gerard van Spaendonck (22 March 1746 – 11 May 1822) was a Dutch painter. Gerard was born in Tilburg, an older brother of Cornelis van Spaendonck (1756–1840), who was also an accomplished artist. In the 1760s he studied with decorative painter Willem Jacob Herreyns (also known as Guillaume-Jacques Herreyns) (1743–1827) in Antwerp. In 1769 he moved t......
 
Jean Ii Restout
 

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Jean Ii Restout (1692 - 1768) - France (Rouen)


Jean II Restout (26 March 1692 – 1 January 1768) was a French painter, whose late baroque classicism rendered his altarpieces, such as the Death of Saint Scholastica an "isolated achievement" that ran counter to his rococo contemporaries. Jean Restout was born in Rouen, the son of Jean I Restout and Marie M. Jouvenet, sister and pupil of the then w......
 
Houel Jean Pierre
 

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Houel Jean Pierre (1735 - 1813) - France (Rouen)


Jean-Pierre-Louis-Laurent Houël (28 June 1735 – 14 November 1813) was a French painter, engraver and draftsman. During his long life Houël witnessed the reign of Louis XV, the French Revolution, and the period of Napoleon's First Empire. He was born at Rouen into a family of prosperous artisans, who sent him to the city's drawing academy when he wa......
 
Ivan Petrovich Argunov
 

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Ivan Petrovich Argunov (1729 - 1802) - Russia (St. Petersburg)


Ivan Petrovich Argunov (Russian: Иван Петрович Аргунов) (1729–1802) was a Russian painter, one of the founders of the Russian school of portrait painting. He was a serf belonging to Count Sheremetev and had grown up in the family of his uncle, Semyon Mikhaylovich Argunov, who was a steward of princess Cherkassky and later a majordomo for count Sher......
 
Arthur William Devis
 

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Arthur William Devis (1712 - 1787) - United Kingdom (London)


Arthur William Devis (10 August 1762 – 11 February 1822) was an English painter of history paintings and portraits. He painted portraits and historical subjects, sixty-five of which he exhibited (1779–1821) at the Royal Academy. Among his more famous works are a depiction of the Death of Nelson and a posthumous portrait of Nelson. Devis was born in......
 
Dominikus Zimmermann
 

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Dominikus Zimmermann (1685 - 1766) - Germany (Wessobrunn)


Dominikus Zimmermann (30 June 1685, Gaispoint–16 November 1766, Wies) was a German Rococo architect and stuccoist. Dominikus Zimmermann was born in Gaispoint near Wessobrunn in 1685 and became a Baumeister (Architect) and a stuccoist. His older brother Johann Baptist Zimmermann was an architect and a frescoist. Working together they produced master......
 
Hubert François Gravelot
 

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Hubert François Gravelot (1699 - 1773) - France (Paris)


Hubert-François Bourguignon, commonly known as Gravelot (26 March 1699 – 20 April 1773), was a French engraver, a famous book illustrator, designer and drawing-master. Born in Paris, he emigrated to London in 1732, where he quickly became a central figure in the introduction of the Rococo style in British design, which was disseminated from London ......
 
Giandomenico Tiepolo
 

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Giandomenico Tiepolo (1727 - 1804) -


Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (August 30, 1727 – March 3, 1804) was an Italian painter and printmaker in etching. He was the son of artist Giovanni Battista Tiepolo and elder brother of Lorenzo Baldissera Tiepolo. Domenico was born in Venice, studied under his father, and by the age of 13 was the chief assistant to him. He was one of the many assistant......
 
Anne Vallayer Coster
 

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Anne Vallayer Coster (1744 - 1818) - France (Paris)


Anne Vallayer-Coster (21 December 1744 – 28 February 1818) was an 18th-century French painter best known for still lifes. She achieved fame and recognition very early in her career, being admitted to the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture in 1770, at the age of twenty-six. Despite the low status that still life painting had at this time, V......
 
Jean Baptiste Perronneau
 

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Jean Baptiste Perronneau (1715 - 1783) - Netherlands (Amsterdam)


Jean-Baptiste Perronneau (c. 1715 – 19 November 1783) was a French painter who specialized in portraits executed in pastels. Perronneau was born in Paris. He began his career as an engraver, apparently studying with Laurent Cars, whose portrait he drew, and working for the entrepreneurial printseller Gabriel Huquier, rue Saint-Jacques, Paris, makin......
 
Nicolas Jean Baptiste Raguenet
 

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Nicolas Jean Baptiste Raguenet (1715 - 1793) - France (Paris)


Nicolas-Jean-Baptiste Raguenet (1715 – 17 April 1793) was a French painter born in Gentilly. He was the son of Jean-Baptiste Raguenet (1682–1755), actor and painter, and Genevieve Murgues. The Raguenets, father and son, put together a veritable portrait of Paris with their many paintings depicting buildings and landscapes in the city. A master pain......
 
Anton Von Maron
 

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Anton Von Maron (1733 - 1808) - Austria (Vienna)


Anton von Maron (January 8, 1733 – March 3, 1808) was an Austrian painter, active in Rome. Von Maron was born in Vienna, but moved at a young age to Rome. There, he studied under Anton Raphael Mengs, and became an accomplished portrait painter. He married a sister of Mengs, Therese Maron, who was a painter in her own right. He lived the rest of his......
 
Francesco Conti
 

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Francesco Conti (1681 - 1760) - Italy (Chiavari)


Francesco Conti (1681–1760) was an Italian painter. Conti was born in Florence, Italy, and spent some time studying art in Rome. He specialized in painting religious-themed works. He studied primarily under Giovanni Maria Morandi and Carlo Maratta. In 1738 he painted one of his most renowned works Madonna and Child with St. Sylvester the Pope, St. ......
 
Guillaume Voiriot
 

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Guillaume Voiriot (1713 - 1799) - France (Paris)


Guillaume Voiriot (20 November 1712 – 9 December 1799 ) was a French portrait painter. Voiriot was born in Paris into a family originally from Lorraine his father was a sculptor. He travelled to Italy at his own expense from 1746 to 1749, studying at the French Academy in Rome. On his return he initially joined the Académie de Saint-Luc as a pastel......
 
Martin Knoller
 

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Martin Knoller (1725 - 1804) - Austria (Steinach Am Brenner)


Martin Knoller (18 November 1725 – 24 July 1804) was an Austrian-Italian painter active in Italy who is remembered for his fresco work. Born in Steinach am Brenner near the Austrian city of Innsbruck, Knoller studied under Paul Troger and Michelangelo Unterberger in Salzburg and Vienna. Specializing in frescoes and altarpiece paintings, his first f......
 
Benjamin Wilson
 

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Benjamin Wilson (1721 - 1788) - United Kingdom


Benjamin Wilson (June 21, 1721 – June 6, 1788) was an English painter, printmaker and scientist (natural philosopher). He was the 14th child of Major Wilson, a wealthy York clothier whose house was decorated by the French history painter, Jacques Parmentier (d 1730). His father's business failed and Wilson moved to London, where he became a legal c......
 
Giovanni Battista Cipriani
 

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Giovanni Battista Cipriani (1727 - 1785) - Italy (Florence)


Giovanni Battista Cipriani RA (1727 – 14 December 1785) was an Italian painter and engraver, who lived in England from 1755. He is also called Giuseppe Cipriani by some authors. Much of his work consisted of designs for prints, many of which were engraved by his friend Francesco Bartolozzi. Cipriani was born in Florence. His family were originally ......
 
Thomas Malton Junior
 

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Thomas Malton Junior (1748 - 1804) - United Kingdom (London)


Thomas Malton (1748 – 7 March 1804), "the younger", was an English painter of topographical and architectural views, and an engraver. J. M. W. Turner and Thomas Girtin were amongst his pupils. He is designated "the younger" to differentiate him from his father Thomas Malton, the elder. Malton was born in London, the son of Thomas Malton the elder (......
 
Antonio González Velázquez
 

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Antonio González Velázquez (1723 - 1793) -


Antonio González Velázquez (1723–1793), was a Spanish late-Baroque painter. Velázquez was born in Madrid into a family of artists his father Pablo González Velázquez and brothers Alejandro and Luis were all painters. He received a scholarship to travel to Rome in 1747 from the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando where he was studying unde......
 
Anton Maria Ii Zanetti
 

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Anton Maria Ii Zanetti (1706 - 1778) - Italy (Venezia)


Count Anton[io] Maria Zanetti (1679–1757) was a Venetian artist, engraver, art critic, art dealer and connoisseur. He formed a collection of engraved gems, of which he published a lavish catalogue. Zanetti spent his early manhood making wise investments in marine insurance, accumulating sufficient capital to support his true vocation, as a writer a......
 
Simon Saint Jean
 

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Simon Saint Jean (1743 - 1811) - France (Millery)


Jean-Simon Berthélemy (5 March 1743 – 1 March 1811) was a French history painter who was commissioned to paint allegorical ceilings for the Palais du Louvre, the Luxembourg Palace and others, in a conservative Late Baroque-Rococo manner only somewhat affected by Neoclassicism. Berthélemy was born in Laon, Aisne, the son of a sculptor, Jean-Joseph B......
 
Charles Germain De Saint Aubin
 

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Charles Germain De Saint Aubin (1724 - 1780) - France (Paris)

 
Ivan Yakovlevich Vishnyakov
 

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Ivan Yakovlevich Vishnyakov (1699 - 1761) - Russia (Moscow)


Ivan Yakovlevich Vishnyakov (Russian: Ива́н Я́ковлевич Вишняко́в 1699, Moscow - 1761, Saint Petersburg) was a Russian portrait painter and muralist in the Rococo style. He was briefly apprenticed to be a varnisher, then was sent to the "Канцелярия от строений" (Chancellory of Buildings) in 1727, where he studied under Louis Caravaque, a French port......
 
Gustavus Hesselius
 

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Gustavus Hesselius (1682 - 1755) - Sweden (Folkärna)


Gustavus Hesselius (1682 – May 25, 1755) was a Swedish born painter who emigrated to the New World in 1711. He was the father of painter John Hesselius and cousin of the religious leader Emanuel Swedenborg. Hesselius left his home country of Sweden for Wilmington, Delaware in 1711. There he lived until 1717 when he moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvan......
 
Dominic Serres
 

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Dominic Serres (1722 - 1793) - France (Gascony)


Dominic Serres RA (1722–1793), also known as Dominic Serres the Elder, was a French-born painter strongly associated with the English school of painting, and with paintings with a naval or marine theme. Such were his connections with the English art world, that he became one of the founding members of the Royal Academy in 1768, and was later briefl......
 
Thomas Daniell
 

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Thomas Daniell (1749 - 1840) -


Thomas Daniell RA (1749 – 19 March 1840) was an English landscape painter. He spent seven years in India, accompanied by his nephew William, also an artist, and published several series of aquatints of the country. Thomas Daniell was born in 1749 in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey. His father was the landlord of the Swan Inn at Chertsey (where he was ......
 
Elizabeth Blackwell
 

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Elizabeth Blackwell (1707 - 1758) - United Kingdom (Bristol)


Elizabeth Blackwell (1707 –1758) was a Scottish botanical illustrator and author who was best known as both the artist and engraver for the plates of "A Curious Herbal", published between 1737 and 1739. The book illustrated many odd-looking and unknown plants from the New World, and was designed as a reference work on medicinal plants for the use o......
 
Jean François Sablet
 

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Jean François Sablet (1745 - 1819) - Switzerland (Morges)


Jean-François Sablet (23 November 1745, Morges - 24 February 1819, Nantes) was a French painter part of a family of artists of Swiss origin. Jean-François Sablet was the older brother of Jacques-Henri Sablet (1749-1803). They were sons of the painter and picture dealer Jacob Sablet (1720-1798). They both studied at the Académie royale de peinture e......
 
Balthasar Beschey
 

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Balthasar Beschey (1708 - 1776) - Belgium (Antwerp)


Balthasar Beschey (1708, Antwerp – 1776, Antwerp) was a Flemish painter, draughtsman and decorative painter of interiors. He started his career as landscape painter but later on switched to history and portrait painting. He played a prominent role in the development of the Academy of Arts in Antwerp and as a teacher. Balthasar Beschey was born in A......
 
Charles Parrocel
 

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Charles Parrocel (1688 - 1752) -


Charles Parrocel (May 6, 1688 – May 24, 1752) was a French painter and engraver and a specialist in battle and hunt paintings. Parrocel was born in Paris, and studied under his father, Joseph Parrocel, until his death. Parrocel then became a pupil along with Bon Boullogne of Charles de La Fosse. In 1712 Parrocel moved to Italy, where he attended th......
 
Giovanni Battista Cimaroli
 

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Giovanni Battista Cimaroli (1687 - 1771) -


Giovanni Battista Cimaroli (1687–1771) was an Italian painter of rustic landscapes with farms, villas and graceful figures and capricci of ruins and views of towns in the Veneto. He was born in Salò on Lake Garda, not far from Brescia. He studied under Antonio Aureggio and later in Bologna with the landscape painter Antonio Calza, before moving to ......
 
Joseph Nollekens
 

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Joseph Nollekens (1737 - 1823) - United Kingdom (Soho)


Joseph Nollekens R.A. (11 August 1737 – 23 April 1823) was a sculptor from London generally considered to be the finest British sculptor of the late 18th century. Nollekens was born on 11 August 1737 at 28 Dean Street, Soho, London, the son of the Flemish painter Josef Frans Nollekens (1702–1748) who had moved from Antwerp to London in 1733. He stu......
 
Vincenzo Pacetti
 

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Vincenzo Pacetti (1746 - 1820) - Italy (Rome)


Vincenzo Pacetti (1746–1820) was an Italian sculptor and restorer from Castel Bolognese, particularly active in collecting and freely restoring and completing classical sculptures such as the Barberini Faun (1799 – now in the Glyptothek, Munich)— his most famous work— the Hope Dionysus (now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art ) and the Athena of Vell......
 
Nicolas Pineau
 

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Nicolas Pineau (1684 - 1754) - France (Paris)


Nicolas Pineau (1684–1754) was a French carver and ornamental designer, one of the leaders who initiated the exuberant asymmetrical phase of the high Rococo. He worked in St. Petersburg and Paris. Pineau, the son of the carver Jean-Baptiste Pineau (died 1694), who appears in the Bâtiments du Roi accounts for Versailles and elsewhere from 1680, was ......
 
Martin Ferdinand Quadal
 

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Martin Ferdinand Quadal (1736 - 1811) - Czech Republic (Niemtschitz)


Martin Ferdinand Quadal (born Czech: Chvátal 28 October 1736 – 10 January 1811) was a Moravian-Austrian painter and engraver. He was born at Niemtschitz (Czech: Němčice), near Kojetín in Moravia, in 1736. He came in early life to London, then visited France and Italy, worked at Vienna in 1787-9, and in St. Petersburg 1797-1804. After a second visit......
 
Jean Baptiste Defernex
 

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Jean Baptiste Defernex (1729 - 1783) - France (Paris)


Jean-Baptist Defernex (c. 1729–c. 1783) was a French sculptor, best known for his portrait busts, most often of women. Little is known of Defernex's early training, but he started as a modeler at the Sèvres factory. He was sculptor to the Duc d'Orléans and worked on gilded lead statue groups of children at the Palais-Royal. Defernex was not a membe......
 
Jacopo Guarana
 

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Jacopo Guarana (1720 - 1808) - Italy (Verona)


Jacopo Guarana (October 28, 1720 – April 18, 1808) was a Venetian painter of the late Baroque period who was born in Verona. He was active mainly in Venice and its mainland territories. In 1750 he completed frescoes for the interior of Ca' Rezzonico and, in 1780, for the church of San Tomà. He also painted for the church of San Teonisto in Treviso ......
 
Agostino Masucci
 

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Agostino Masucci (1691 - 1758) -


Agostino Masucci (Italian pronunciation: [aɡoˈstiːno maˈzuttʃi] c. 1691 – 19 October 1758) was an Italian painter of the late-Baroque or Rococo period. Born in Rome, he initially apprenticed with Andrea Procaccino, and then became a member of the studio of Carlo Maratta. He joined the Accademia di San Luca in 1724, and from 1736 to 1738, he was dir......
 
Pierre Alexandre Aveline
 

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Pierre Alexandre Aveline (1702 - 1760) - France (Paris)


Pierre-Alexandre Aveline (1702–1760) was a French engraver, portraitist, illustrator, and printmaker. Aveline was born in Paris into a family of artists, including his father Pierre Aveline and brother Antoine Aveline. In 1737 he joined the Académie de peinture et de sculpture (Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture) in Paris. He primarily worked ......
 
Richard Earlom
 

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Richard Earlom (1743 - 1822) - United Kingdom (London)


Richard Earlom (baptised 14 May 1743 – 9 October 1822) was an English mezzotinter. Earlom was born and died in London. His natural faculty for art appears to have been first called into exercise by his admiration for the lord mayor's state coach, which had just been decorated by Giovanni Battista Cipriani. He tried to copy the paintings, and was se......
 
Francesco Queirolo
 

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Francesco Queirolo (1704 - 1762) - Italy (Genoa)

 
Carl Gustaf Pilo
 

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Carl Gustaf Pilo (1711 - 1793) -


Carl Gustaf Pilo (5 March 1711 – 2 March 1793) was a Swedish-born artist and painter, one of many 18th-century European artists who had to leave their own country in order to make a living. Pilo worked extensively in Denmark as a painter to the Danish Court and as professor and director at the Royal Danish Academy of Art (Danish: Det Kongelige Dans......
 
Francis Wheatley
 

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Francis Wheatley (1747 - 1801) - United Kingdom (London)


Francis Wheatley RA (London 1747 – 28 June 1801) was an English portrait and landscape painter. Wheatley was born at Wild Court, Covent Garden, London, the son of a master tailor. He studied at William Shipley's drawing school and the Royal Academy, and won several prizes from the Society of Arts. He assisted in the decoration of Vauxhall, and aide......
 
Tilly Kettle
 

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Tilly Kettle (1735 - 1786) - United Kingdom (London)


Tilly Kettle (1735–1786) was a portrait painter and the first prominent English portrait painter to operate in India. He was born in London, the son of a coach painter, in a family that had been members of the Brewers' Company of freemen for five generations. He studied drawing with William Shipley in the Strand and first entered professional portr......
 
Joseph Farington
 

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Joseph Farington (1747 - 1821) - United Kingdom (Leigh)


Joseph Farington RA (21 November 1747 – 30 December 1821) was an 18th-century English landscape painter and diarist. Born in Leigh, Lancashire, Farington was the second of seven sons of William Farington and Esther Gilbody. His father was the rector of Warrington and vicar of Leigh. Three of his brothers—William, Henry, and Richard—were "employed i......
 
John Smart
 

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John Smart (1740 - 1811) - United Kingdom (Norfolk)


John Smart (c. 1740–1811), was an English painter of portrait miniatures. He was a contemporary of Richard Cosway, George Engleheart, William Wood and Richard Crosse. Smart was born in Norfolk, but not much is known of his early life. It is recorded that in 1755 he was runner up to Richard Cosway in a drawing competition for under-14s held by the S......
 
Martin Engelbrecht
 

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Martin Engelbrecht (1684 - 1756) - Germany (Augsburg)

 
François Thomas Germain
 

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François Thomas Germain (1726 - 1791) - France

 
Francesco Tironi
 

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Francesco Tironi (1745 - 1797) -


Francesco Tironi (circa 1745-1797) was an Italian painter, active in painting vedute of Venice in a Neoclassical style. Among his works are a vedute of the Riva degli Schiavoni of a Large Crowd in a Piazza before the Church of Santi Giovanni e Paolo of the Isola Santa Maria della Grazia, Venice and of the Meeting of Pope Pius VI and the Doge on the......
 
Henri Horace Roland De La Porte
 

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Henri Horace Roland De La Porte (1724 - 1793) - France (Paris)

 
Robert Cleveley
 

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Robert Cleveley (1747 - 1809) -


Robert Cleveley (1747, Deptford – 28 September 1809, Dover) was an English maritime painter. His father and twin brother (John Cleveley the Elder, c.1712–1777, and John Cleveley the Younger, 1747–1786) were also artists, with John the Younger (and possibly Robert too, to judge from his style) gaining some training in watercolours from Paul Sandby, ......
 
Jacques Firmin Beauvarlet
 

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Jacques Firmin Beauvarlet (1731 - 1797) - France (Abbeville)

 
Conrad Martin Metz
 

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Conrad Martin Metz (1749 - 1827) - Italy (Rome)

 
Louis De Moni
 

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Louis De Moni (1698 - 1771) - Netherlands (Breda)

 
Vincent Laurensz Van Der Vinne
 

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Vincent Laurensz Van Der Vinne (1736 - 1811) -


Vincent Laurensz van der Vinne (1628–1702) was a Dutch Mennonite painter, linen-weaver, and writer. Van der Vinne was born, lived and worked in Haarlem and was a student of Frans Hals for nine months in 1647. In 1649 he became a member of the Haarlem Guild of St. Luke. In 1652 he left on a Grand Tour through Germany, Switzerland and France. For par......
 
Stefano Pozzi
 

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Stefano Pozzi (1699 - 1768) -


Stefano Pozzi (9 November 1699 (1707?) — 11 June 1768) was an Italian painter, designer, draughtsman and decorator whose career was spent largely in Rome. Born in Rome, he was one of four artist sons of his father, an innkeeper: Rocco (1701–74) was an engraver, with whom Stefano worked on occasion Andrea (1718–69), a carver in ivory Giuseppe (1723–......
 
John Pine
 

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John Pine (1690 - 1756) - United Kingdom (Maywood)


John Pine (1690–1756) was an English designer, engraver, and cartographer notable for his artistic contribution to the Augustan style and Newtonian scientific paradigm that flourished during the British Enlightenment. Little is known of Pine’s parents or ancestry. Biographical sketches frequently refer to him as black or of African ancestry, especi......
 
Moses Griffith
 

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Moses Griffith (1749 - 1819) - United Kingdom (Parish)

 
Frederick Calvert
 

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Frederick Calvert (1731 - 1771) - United Kingdom (Epsom)

 
John Bacon
 

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John Bacon (1740 - 1799) - United Kingdom (Southwark)

 
Andrea Soldi
 

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Andrea Soldi (1703 - 1771) - Italy (Florence)

 
Claude Michel (Clodion)
 

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Claude Michel (Clodion) (1738 - 1814) - France (Nancy)

 
Apollonio Domenichini (Maestro Della Fondazione Langmatt)
 

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Apollonio Domenichini (Maestro Della Fondazione Langmatt) (1715 - 1770) - Italy (Venice)

 
Richard Paton
 

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Richard Paton (1717 - 1791) -


Richard Paton (1717 – 7 March 1791) was a British marine painter. Paton spent his artistic career in London, where he is said to have been born, although no record of his birthplace or parentage is known. He is said to have grown up in poverty, and he is described as "self-taught". Some critics have discerned an influence of Samuel Scott's works, a......
 
Paulus Constantin La Fargue
 

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Paulus Constantin La Fargue (1729 - 1782) - Netherlands (The Hague)

 
Giacomo Ceruti (Pitocchetto)
 

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Giacomo Ceruti (Pitocchetto) (1698 - 1767) - Italy (Milan)

 
Fedot Ivanovich Shubin
 

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Fedot Ivanovich Shubin (1740 - 1805) - Russia (Kholmogory)

 
Giovan Maria Morlaiter
 

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Giovan Maria Morlaiter (1699 - 1781) - Italy (Venezia)

 
Arthur Pond
 

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Arthur Pond (1701 - 1758) -


Arthur Pond (1705?–1758 London) was an English painter and engraver. Born about 1705, was educated in London, and stayed for a time in Rome studying art, in company with the sculptor Roubiliac. He became a successful portrait-painter. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1752, and died in Great Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, 9 Septe......
 
Francois Nicolas Martinet
 

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Francois Nicolas Martinet (1739 - 1800) - France

 
Pierre Gouthière
 

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Pierre Gouthière (1732 - 1813) - France (Bar-Sur-Aube)

 
Daniel The Elder Marot
 

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Daniel The Elder Marot (1663 - 1752) - France (Paris)

 
Giuseppe Sammartino
 

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Giuseppe Sammartino (1720 - 1793) - Italy (Naples)

 
Winthrop Chandler
 

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Winthrop Chandler (1747 - 1790) -


Winthrop Chandler (6 April 1747 – 9 July 1790) was an American artist known for his portraits, mainly of family members and neighbors, and a few landscapes. He also worked as an ornamental artist. Chandler was born in Woodstock, Connecticut. He was the son of William Chandler, a farmer, and Jemima Bradbury Chandler of Woodstock, CT. After his fathe......
 
Lucas Auger
 

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Lucas Auger (1685 - 1765) -

 
Jan Antoon Garemijn
 

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Jan Antoon Garemijn (1712 - 1799) - Belgium (Brugge)

 
Matthieu Criaerd
 

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Matthieu Criaerd (1689 - 1776) - Belgium (Bruxelles)

 
Jacinto Vieira
 

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Jacinto Vieira (1700 - 1760) - Portugal (Braga)

 
Per The Elder Krafft
 

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Per The Elder Krafft (1724 - 1793) - Sweden (Arboga)

 
Richard Brompton
 

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Richard Brompton (1734 - 1783) - United Kingdom

 
Arnauld Eloi Gautier Dagoty
 

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Arnauld Eloi Gautier Dagoty (1741 - 1780) - France

 
Alexandre Paul Joseph Veron
 

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Alexandre Paul Joseph Veron (1733 - 1838) -

 
Thomas Burke
 

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Thomas Burke (1749 - 1815) -

 
Christian Kollonitsch
 

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Christian Kollonitsch (1730 - 1802) - Germany

 
Rigobert Bonne (Charles Marie Rigobert Bonne)
 

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Bian Shoumin
 

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Bian Shoumin (1684 - 1752) -

 
 
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