Named artists whose work features on this site.
- Arnoult de Niméguesearch for term
Born Ortkens Arndt in Nijmegen in the Netherlands, he is best known in France as Arnoult de Nimégue (1470-1540) as a master glass maker who was brought to Rouen by the abbot of Saint-Ouen, to produce works for the abbey. Whilst in Rouen he created many stained glass windows for other churches in the city, including the famous Tree of Jesse in the church of St Godard. In his earlier days he worked with a number of artists in Tournai creating a series of 22 windows on the history of the region.
He died in Antwerp in about 1540.Synonyms: Arnoult de Nimégue
- Edward Burne-Jonessearch for term
A Birmingham born artist (28 August 1833 – 17 June 1898) who was associated with the second wave of Pre--Raphaelites and who work closely with William Morris.Synonyms: Burne-Jones, Edward
- Ford Madox Brownsearch for term
Although never actually a member of the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood itself, Ford Madox Brown was closely associated with them by both the critics and public. He joined the William Morris' design company, Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co., in 1861, and worked alongside Morris producing book illustrations and stained glass.
- François Marchandsearch for term
François Marchand (1500-1551) was born in Orleans where he first gain prominence by restoring the Statue of Joan of Arc at the Town Hall. He was also commissioned to create a number of sculptures for the choir screen at Chartres Cathedral, and was commissioned to work, with other sculptors, on the tomb of Francis I of France.Synonyms: François Marchand
- Giovanni Duprèsearch for term
Giovanni Duprè (1817-1882) was an Italian sculptor. The son of a wood carver in Siena his first major work `Abel', a sculpture of a dying man, was purchased by the Tsar Nicholas I of Russia, the realism of which was such that he was accused of having made a cast from life. His finest work is said to be the Pietà (1860–65), which he made for the marchese Bichi-Ruspoli in Siena.Synonyms: Giovanni Duprè
- Giuseppe Calisearch for term
Giuseppe Cali (1847-1930) was a Maltese painter trained in Naples, who attempted to introduce Naturalism into Maltese religious art rather than the Romanticism that was the dominate style on the island. A prolific artist his work can be found in most churches in Malta, where he was known as the "Devil with a Brush".
- Ingrand, Maxsearch for term
Max Ingrand was a major French stained glass artist of the second half of the 20th century, and awarded the French Legion of Honour. He was Born in Bressuire on 20 December 1908, and spent part of his childhood in Chartres.Synonyms: Max Ingrand
- Jean Goujonsearch for term
Jean Goujon (1510-1568) was French Renaissance sculptor in the Mannerist style. His works include deposition of Christ from the cross which was originally in the church of Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois, the fontaine des Innocents, and Caryatids (1550–1551) at the Louvre in Paris. He became sculpture to the king in 1547. Goujon was a Huguenot and during the war of religion left France in 1562. He died in Bologna in about 1568.
- Jehan Soulassearch for term
Jehan Soulas was a French sculptor working between 1503-1542. His first work appears to have been the lost works at Saint Germain l'Auxerrois in Paris. Between 1519 to 1535 he was commissioned to work on a number of scenes for the choir screen at Chartres Cathedral. These works are early transitional works of the French Renaissance sculpture, and include the early life of the Virgin Mary, the annunciation, visitation, nativity, and epiphany.
- John Bacon Jrsearch for term
John Bacon Jr (1777-1859) was an English sculptor. Before going to the Royal Academy Schools, at the age of 12, he was trained by his father John Bacon (RA), and was exhibiting at the RA himself by his late teens. Most of his work can be found in churches and cathedrals, where he specialized on sculptures consisting of classical figures of grieving women and angels. His major work is that of George III in St James Square London.
- Pontis, Guillaumesearch for term
Master mason working in Northern France in the second half of the 15th century. His works include the alterations to the north tower (Tour St. Romain 1468-77) and south tower (Tour de Beurre 1468-77) of Rouen Cathedral , the Booksellers' staircase (1480) Rouen Cathedral, alterations to the western façade (1468) of Amiens Cathedral.Synonyms: Guillaume Pontis
- Thomas Boudinsearch for term
Thomas Boudin (1570-1637) was a French sculptor, and appointed Official Sculptor to the King in 1606. His notable works, which are in the late Mannerist style, were mainly of religious subjects, and include high relief scenes around the choir screen at Chartres Cathedral.
- William Morrissearch for term
William Morris (1834–1896) was a nineteenth century writer, artist, and socialist. Closely associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood he founded Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Company in 1861, which later became known as Morris & Co. From the beginning the company specialized in church decoration, including stained glass, wall painting, mosaics, and fabrics. Later they extended their activities to include the design and manufacture of furniture, metal, and glass wares, cloth and paper wall-hangings, embroideries, jewellery, printed cottons, woven and knotted carpets, silk damasks, and tapestries.