Tobias Stranover or Toby Stranovius (1684–1756) was a Transylvanian Saxon born painter (1684–after 1731).
Stranover was born in Hermannstadt but travelled to Germany, the Netherlands, and England, where he stayed. He is registered in Hamburg, Hermannstadt, Amsterdam and London.He became a follower of the bird painter Melchior d'Hondecoeter and presumably also Jakob Bogdány, whose daughter Elisabeth he married.
Stranover died in London.
Jean-Antoine Watteau was a French painter and draughtsman whose brief career spurred the revival of interest in colour and movement, as seen in the tradition of Correggio and Rubens. He revitalized the waning Baroque style, shifting it to the less severe, more naturalistic, less formally classical, Rococo. Watteau is credited with inventing the genre of fêtes galantes, scenes of bucolic and idyllic charm, suffused with a theatrical air. Some of his best known subjects were drawn from the world of Italian comedy and ballet.
Pieter de Hooch was a Dutch Golden Age painter famous for his genre works of quiet domestic scenes with an open doorway. He was a contemporary of Jan Vermeer in the Delft Guild of St. Luke, with whom his work shares themes and style.
Francis Hayman was an English painter and illustrator who became one of the founding members of the Royal Academy in 1768, and later its first librarian.
Melchior d'Hondecoeter, Dutch animalier painter, was born in Utrecht and died in Amsterdam. After the start of his career, he painted virtually exclusively bird subjects, usually exotic or game, in park-like landscapes. Hondecoeter's paintings featured geese, fieldfares, partridges, pigeons, ducks, northern cardinal, magpies and peacocks, but also African grey crowned cranes, Asian sarus cranes, Indonesian yellow-crested cockatoos, an Indonesian purple-naped lory and grey-headed lovebirds from Madagascar.
Pieter Lastman (1583–1633) was a Dutch painter. Lastman is considered important because of his work as a painter of history pieces and because his pupils included Rembrandt and Jan Lievens. In his paintings Lastman paid careful attention to the faces, hands and feet.
Robert Maynard was a British lieutenant, and later captain, in the Royal Navy. Little is known about Maynard's early life, other than he was born in England in 1684 and then later joined the English Navy. He was made a lieutenant in January 1707, and by 1709 was the third lieutenant on HMS Bedford.
Cornelis de Heem was a still-life painter associated with both Flemish Baroque and Dutch Golden Age painting. He was a member of a large family of still-life specialists, of which his father, Jan Davidszoon de Heem (1606–1684), was the most significant.
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Tobias Verhaecht (1561–1631) was a painter from Antwerp in the Duchy of Brabant who primarily painted landscapes. His style was indebted to the mannerist world landscape developed by artists like Joachim Patinir and Pieter Bruegel the Elder. He was the first teacher of Pieter Paul Rubens.
Jan Jansz Wijnants was a Dutch Golden Age painter.
Jakob Bogdani, whose names are sometimes spelt Jacob and Bogdány, was a Hungarian and British artist well known for his still life and exotic bird paintings.
Pieter de Molijn was a Dutch Golden Age painter and engraver of English birth and Flemish descent.
Frans Decker, was an 18th-century painter from the Northern Netherlands.
Theodor Benedikt Sockl was an Austrian painter and photographer.
Tobias A. Schliessler is a German cinematographer.
Asociația Fotbal Club Hermannstadt, commonly known as FC Hermannstadt, Hermannstadt or familiarly as Sibiu, is a Romanian professional football club based in the city of Sibiu, Sibiu County, which competes in the Liga I.
Alexandru Pelici is a Romanian former professional footballer and currently a manager. He was most recently in charge of Liga I club Mioveni.
Tobias Kracker was a sculptor and painter from a family of artists who worked in Vienna during the 17th century and later throughout the Habsburg monarchy.
Tobias Clausnitzer was a German Lutheran pastor and hymn writer.
The Archangel Raphael and Tobias is an oil painting by Titian, dated to about 1512 to 1514, which is currently housed in the Gallerie dell'Accademia in Venice. Another painting by Titian on the same theme, entitled Tobias and the Angel, and dated to about 1540 to 1545, is preserved in the church of the Madonna dell'Orto in Venice.