Coryn Boel
Coryn Boel

Coryn (or Quirin) Boel (1622-1668)  was a Flemish artist born and died in Antwerp. He is best known for his etchings based on the drawings of David Teniers the Younger (who was godfather to one of his children) and the work of masters such as Jacopo Bassano.  

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Franz Edmund Weirotter
Franz Edmund Weirotter

Franz Edmund Weirotter (1733-1771), painter, draughtsman and etcher, was born Innsbruck. He trained Vienna before moving to Paris in, 1759-63; to Rome and then to Vienna where, in 1767, he was appointed as professor of engraving at the Academy of Fine Arts. He died...

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Jan van de Velde II
Jan van de Velde II

Jan van de Velde the younger (1593-c1641) was painter and engraver of animal, landscape and still-life subjects. He was the son of Jan van de Velde the Elder, the famous Antwerp calligrapher who had moved to the northern Netherlands in 1592 to escape religious...

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Aegidius Sadeler II
Aegidius Sadeler II

Eagidius Sadeler II (1570/75-1629) was a Flemish engraver, print dealer, and painter. Born in Antwerp he was most noted for his reproduction engravings of Renaissance and Mannerist paintings. Sadeler was born into a family of well-known engravers. Jan and Raphaël...

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Adam Perelle
Adam Perelle

Adam Perelle (1640-1695) was the son of Gabriel Perelle (1604-1677) .His work is impossible to distinguish from that of his father. The Perelle family, Gabriel, Adam and Nicolas, were prolific etchers of landscape – topographical and invented – in basically the same...

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Abraham Genoels
Abraham Genoels

Abraham Genoels (1640-1723), painter and etcher, was baptised Antwerp. His father was Peeter Genoels. He was apprenticed to Jacob Backereel by the age of 11 but left in 1655 to join Nicolaas Maerten Fierlants who specialized in perspective paintings. In 1659 Genoels...

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Paulus Bril
Paulus Bril

Paulus Bril (1554-1626) was a painter of landscapes, engraver and miniaturist. Born in Antwerp he was active in Rome most of his life, moving there with his brother Matthijs in around 1575.  Bril established a painting school in Rome and through his pupil Tassi was,...

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Jan Both
Jan Both

Jan Dirksz Both (c1610/1618-1652) was a Dutch painter, draughtsman, and etcher, who made an important contribution to the development of Dutch Italianate landscape painting. Born in Utrecht, he was the brother of Andries Both. According to Houbraken, the brothers...

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Nicolaes Berchem
Nicolaes Berchem

Nicolaes Berchem (1621/22-1683) was born in Haarlem. He was pupil of his father Pieter Claesz and of Jan van Goyen; of Claes Moeyart 1634 in Amsterdam (1634); and of Pieter de Grebber in Haarlem (1637-1639). In 1642 he became a member of St Luke Guild. In 1660 Berchem...

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Jan van Aken
Jan van Aken

Jan van Aken (1614-1661), painter and engraver, was born and died in Amsterdam. He has been frequently confused with the celebrated German painter Johann van Achen of Cologne. Not much is known of his paintings but Bartsch enumerates twenty-one etchings which are on...

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Sir Angus Stirling
Sir Angus Stirling

Angus Stirling comes from a family to whom the arts, especially painting, have for several generations had an important place. His mother, grandfather and great grandfather were accomplished artists. Painting and a spirit of delight and enquiry in the visual arts were...

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Toni Davey
Toni Davey

Toni Davey studied BA (1st Hons) Fine Art at Homsey College of Art (1966-69) and MA Sculpture at Chelsea College of Art (1970-71). She continued to work in London as an artist and college lecturer. During this period her experience as an architectural model maker had...

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Jill Barker
Jill Barker

Jill Barker is a relief printmaker living and working in Somerset. A wood Engraving is a print taken from an end grain block of hard wood, such as Box wood. The image is made by cutting fine lines beneath the surface of the block with sharp, steel hand tools known as...

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Rose Davey
Rose Davey

Rose Davey graduated from the MFA Painting course at Slade School of Fine Art in 2010, after completing joint honours in Fine Art and Art History at The University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh College of Art in 2007. Rose has delivered annual Art History lectures to...

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Andrew Davey
Andrew Davey

Andrew Davey is an artist based in Minehead. He studied at Hornsey College of Art and has worked as an artist and teacher in London and Somerset.  

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Antonie Waterloo
Antonie Waterloo

Anthonie Waterloo (1609-1690) is thought to have been born at Ryssel, near Lille. Little is known of his early life and as no records of any formal training as an artist have been discovered, he may well have been self-taught. In 1640 he married in Amsterdam, and in...

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Peter Hibbard
Peter Hibbard

Peter Hibbard was born in 1945 in Sheffield. He studied sculpture at Loughborough and in London. In 1968 he was awarded a post graduate research scholarship at Zagreb in Yugoslavia and in 1972 was awarded a coveted Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship (for...

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Wilhelmina Barns-Graham
Wilhelmina Barns-Graham

Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, known as Willie, was born in St Andrews, Fife, on 8th June 1912. Determining while at school that she wanted to be an artist she set her sights on Edinburgh College of Art where she enrolled in 1932 and graduated with her diploma in 1937. At...

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