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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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van Thienen

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art.

Netherlandish family of bronze-founders. During the second half of the 15th century three bronze-founders named van Thienen (also known by the family name, van Naenhoven) were active in...

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Labenwolf

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art.

German family of brass-founders. They were among the leading German brass-founders of the 16th century and the 17th; by 1529, following the deaths of Peter Vischer I and Peter Vischer II,...

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van de Passe

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art.

Family of Dutch artists, mainly engravers, whose members worked in various parts of northern Europe. The founder was Crispijn (1564–1637), who began his career in Antwerp, then worked in...

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Cure

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art.

Family of English sculptors and stonemasons of Netherlandish origin. The founder, William I (d 1579), moved to England in about 1540 to work on Henry VIII’s Nonsuch Palace and became ...

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Benedikt Wurzelbauer

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art.

(b Nuremberg, 25 Sept 1548; d Nuremberg, 2 Oct 1620). German metal-founder. He was among the last of Nuremberg's famous metal-founders, following the Vischer and the Labenwolf families. His...

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Sampson Strong

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(b c. 1550; d Oxford, 1611). Dutch painter, active in England. The fashion for acquiring portraits of college founders became general in the 1590s and at Oxford the type was set by Strong....

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Gilg Sesselschreiber

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(fl 1496; dafter 1520). German painter, sculptor and bronze-founder. He worked for the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I. First mentioned in 1496 as a painter in Munich, from 1502 he was...

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Stefan Godl

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art.

(b ?Nuremberg; fl 1508–18). Austrian bronze-founder. He is first heard of in 1508, when he was summoned to Innsbruck from Nuremberg to make brass firearms for the Holy Roman Emperor...

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Jean Delemer

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art.

(fl c. 1428–59). South Netherlandish sculptor. He was paid in 1428 for carving a life-size stone Annunciation group, painted by robert Campin for St Pierre, Tournai (Tournai, Mus. B.-A., on...

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Friedrich of Villach

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art.

(fl c. 1415–55). Austrian painter. A citizen of Villach from 1415 at the latest, he was the founder and for many years the leader of a painters’ workshop based there, producing primarily...

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Hans von Burghausen.

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art.

(b Burghausen, c. 1355–60; d Landshut, 10 Aug 1432). German architect. He was the most important architect of the German-speaking area in the late 14th century and the early 15th, and the...

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Pineda, Bernardo Simón de

Alfonso Rodríguez Ceballos.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Renaissance Art. 385 words.

(b Antequera, 1638; d Seville, c. 1702).

Spanish draughtsman. At the age of 22 he moved to Seville, where he assembled wooden retables, and in 1660 he taught painting at the Real...

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Philipp Brandin

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art.

(b Utrecht, c. 1550; d Nyköping, 1594). Dutch architect and sculptor, active in Germany. He worked from 1563 to 1574 for Johann Albrecht I, Herzog von Mecklenburg, and from 1569 to 1571...

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Jacques de Gérines

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art.

(fl 1428; d 1463/4). South Netherlandish bronze-founder. He is documented in Brussels from 1428, when he became a town councillor. He held the offices of receiver in 1435, churchwarden of...

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Master of Flémalle

Overview page. Subjects: Renaissance Art.

Netherlandish painter named after three paintings in the Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, that in the 19th century were wrongly said to have come from an ‘abbey of Flémalle, near...

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Limosin, Jehan II

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Renaissance Art. 333 words.

French, 16th – 17th century, male.

Born c. 1561; died after 1646.

Enameller.

According to the most recent studies, this artist was the son of Jehan I and elder...

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Laudin, Noël, the Elder

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Professional Interior Design; Renaissance Art. 119 words.

French, 17th century, male.

Born 1586, in Limoges; died 20 April 1681.

Enameller.

Noël Laudin the Elder was the founder of the well-known family of enamellers. He...

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Ludovisi family

in Oxford Art Online

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Renaissance Art. 1672 words.

Italian family of ecclesiastics, rulers, patrons and collectors. The family tradition asserts that its founder was Giovanni di Moterenzi (or Monterenzoli), who was based in a castle...

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Crescenzi family

Janet Southorn and Elena Fumagalli.

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Renaissance Art. 1357 words.

Italian family of patrons and artists. They played a prominent part in the life of Rome from the 10th century, if not earlier, and by the 17th century were regarded as one of the oldest...

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Imperiale family

Maria Fontana Amoretti.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Renaissance Art. 606 words.

Italian family of bankers, merchants, collectors and patrons. Based in Genoa and engaged in commerce and maritime trade, the family included figures of great significance in the...

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