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Graces

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

The Graces, or Charites, not to be confused with the Graeae, were offspring of the Greek god Zeus and a sea nymph, Eurynome. They were three in number—Aglaia, Euprosyne, and Thalia,...

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CAESARIS, Achille de - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 22 words.

Italian, 19th century, male.

Active in Naples.

Painter.

Caesaris painted Madonna of the Graces around 1840.

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A. A. - Monogram of an engraver (wood)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 32 words.

15th – 16th century (?), male.

Monogram of an engraver (wood).

Cited by Bartsch and Brullior; known to have engraved two works, a St Jerome and a Three Graces.

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FALCO, Giuseppe de - Miniaturist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 37 words.

Italian, 19th century, male.

Miniaturist.

Giuseppe de Falco painted a Madonna of the Graces, which was exhibited in Naples in 1877, and two Portraits, which were shown in...

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SIBERT, Jean - Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 29 words.

French, 17th century, male.

Active in Avignon.

Sculptor. Portraits.

In 1641 Jean Sibert sculpted two statues of saints for the church of Notre-Dame-des-Grâces at...

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HEMERY, Françoise Éléonore - Engraver (burin)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 43 words.

French, 18th century, female.

Active in Paris during the second half of the 18th century.

Engraver (burin).

Françoise was probably the sister of François Hemery....

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BALDISSINI, Nicolo (1709 - 1783), Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 63 words.

Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Venice.

Born 1709; died 1783.

Painter.

A pupil of Pasquali, Baldissini painted the allegorical compositions...

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ARCHEDEMUS OF THERA - Stone worker, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 91 words.

5th century, male.

Active in Attica in the second half of the 5th century BC.

Stone worker, sculptor (?).

Ancient Greek.

Archedemus was involved with the...

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LOCHER, Gottfried (1730 - 1795), Painter, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 135 words.

Swiss, 18th century, male.

Born 1730, in Mengen (Baden-Württemberg), Germany; died 28 July 1795, in Fribourg.

Painter, engraver (etching).

Gottfried Locher...

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LITICHEVSKY, Georgy (<i>born</i> 1956), Painter, installation artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 143 words.

Ukrainian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1956, in Dnepropetrovsk.

Painter (mixed media), installation artist.

Georgy Litichevsky was trained as an historian and...

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BOREL, Antoine (1743 - 1810), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 600 words.

French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1743; died after 1810.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, draughtsman. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits, genre...

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