Sir Alfred Gilbert ( August 12, 1854 – November 4, 1934) was an English sculptor and goldsmith who enthusiastically experimented with metallurgical innovations. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alfred Gilbert"
Benvenuto Cellini ( November 3, 1500 – February 13, 1571) was an Italian goldsmith, painter, sculptor, soldier and musician of the Renaissance. ...more on Wikipedia about "Benvenuto Cellini"
Francesco Raibolini (c. 1450– 1517), called Francia, was an Bolognese painter, goldsmith, and medalist. ...more on Wikipedia about "Francesco Raibolini"
George Heriot ( 1563- 12 February 1624) was a Scottish goldsmith and philanthropist. ...more on Wikipedia about "George Heriot"
George Michael Moser ( 1706- 1783) was a renowned artist and enameller of the 18th century, father of celebrated floral painter Mary Moser, and, with his daughter, among the founder members of the Royal Academy in 1768. ...more on Wikipedia about "George Michael Moser"
A goldsmith is a metalworker who specializes in working with precious metals, usually to make jewelry. Goldsmiths must be skilled in forming metal, through filing, soldering, forging, casting and polishing metal. Traditionally these skills are passed along through apprenticeships. More recently some schools have begun offering courses in goldsmithing. ...more on Wikipedia about "Goldsmith"
Juste Aurèle Meissonier ( 1695- 1750) was a French goldsmith, sculptor, painter, architect, and furniture designer. ...more on Wikipedia about "Juste Aurèle Meissonier"
Johann Friedrich Ludwig (1670 - 1752), known in Portugal as João Frederico Ludovice, or simply Ludovice, was a famous architect and a goldsmith. Ludovice was born in Hohenhart, Suabia, Germany in 1670. In 1698 he went to Italy with his father to work, and changed his name to Ludovisi. He worked in the altars of the Church of Saint Ignatius of Jesus and received the influences of masters as Carlo Fontana and Andrea del Pozzo. The Jesuits admired his work and talent, inviting him to work in Portugal. There he became famous by the works in the Mafra Palace for the Portuguese king João V, among many other monuments, including churches and the tower of the University of Coimbra. He died in 1752. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ludovice"
Master I. A. M. of Zwolle (known works 1470-1490). Anonymous Dutch goldsmith and engraver who signed his works with his initials I. A. M.. His work is characterized by crowded and active scenes of people, graded tones and crisp strokes. ...more on Wikipedia about "Master I. A. M. of Zwolle"
Paul de Lamerie ( 1688 - 1751) was the best-known English silversmith of his generation. Though his mark raises the market value of silver, his output was large and not all his pieces are outstanding. Lamerie's Huguenot parents had left France following the Edict of Fontainebleau ( 1685). They initially settled in the United Provinces, where Paul was born, moving to London in 1691. Lamerie is notable for working in the Rococo style from the 1730s. ...more on Wikipedia about "Paul de Lamerie"
E.R. Nele is a German artist. She is most famous for her goldsmithing, as well as for being a member of the Situationist International until she was excluded in February 1962. ...more on Wikipedia about "Renee Nele"
Theophilus Presbyter (approx. 1070- 1125) was a Benedictine monk and author of a Latin text containing detailed descriptions of various medieval applied arts. The collection of his writings is designated Schedula diversarum artium ("List of various arts") or De diversibus artibus ("On various arts") and was written between 1100 and 1120. The oldest handwritten copies of the work are found in Vienna (Austrian National Library, Codex 2527) and in Wolfenbüttel (Herzog-August-Bibliothek, Codex Guelf 69). Gotthold Ephraim Lessing rediscovered the document when he worked as librarian in Wolfenbüttel. ...more on Wikipedia about "Theophilus Presbyter"
Francesco di Giorgio e di Lorenzo (c. 1410 - June 6, 1480), better known as Vecchietta, was a Sienese School painter, sculptor, goldsmith and architect. A pupil of Sassetta, he assisted the Florentine Masolino in frescoes for Castiglione D'Olona. He returned to Siena to paint Ospedale di Santa Maria della Scala along with Domenico di Bartolo (1403-1445) and Pietro di Giovanni d'Ambrogio. Including the fresco on the Vision of Sant Sorore (1441). ...more on Wikipedia about "Vecchietta"
William Bullock ( c. 1773 – 1849) was an English traveller, naturalist and antiquarian. ...more on Wikipedia about "William Bullock"
William Humfrey (also Humphrey or Humphreys) (d 1579) was a goldsmith and Assay Master to Queen Elizabeth I of England. ...more on Wikipedia about "William Humfrey"
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