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1 Jacques-Louis —, French neo-Classical painter (5)

4 — Stanfield, 19th century English marine painter (8)

8 Author of The Mysterious Affair at Styles (6,8)

16 Document conferring an honour or privilege (7)

17 Strong brown paper (6)

18 Sad piano (anagram) — the compass of a voice or musical instrument (8)

19 Bridge player (5)

21 Papal court (5)

22 Representations of the naked human figure (5)

23 Beasts (7)

24 Armour of interlinked metal rings (4)

25 Thin coating or covering layer (4)

26 Worked by water or other liquid in pipes (9)

28 Southern (7)

29 Stories (5)

30 Aromatic wood (5)

31 A black cloak with a hood and mask attached, worn at masked balls (6)

33 Clement J. — (1861-1940), English stained glass designer, metal-worker and enameller (6)

35 Danish-born consort of King Edward VII (9)

38 Laud (5)

41 Communion table (5)

42 Narrative scenes, often painted on maiolica (9)

43 Former Portuguese colony on the coast of China (5)

45 Georges —, French Art Nouveau artist-jeweller (7)

47 Movement in art and literature with which André Breton was associated (10)

49 Woollen yarn for ornamental needlework (7)

51 — Toyo, 20th century Japanese potter (9)

53 Fortunate (5)

55 Yellow-green colour (5)

56 A tube-shaped bead sewn on clothing for ornament (5)

57 Opera by Bellini (5)

58 Popular card game (5)

59 Francis and George —, eminent English silversmiths circa 1700 (9)

61 Long high-backed benches (7)

62 Called to mind (10)

65 Type of desk with a flexible cover of slats (4-3)

66 Echo-sounding equipment (5)

67 Site of two rock-cut temples built by Rameses II (3,6)

69 Marks left when small pieces are broken off (5)

71 One of the original Cinque Ports (5)

72 Jewish Day of Atonement (3,6)

75 A hard aromatic seed, grated and used as a spice (6)

76 Style of orthography found especially in Greek and Latin manuscripts of the 4th to 8th centuries (6)

78 American brewery founded in Milwaukee in 1844 (5)

80 A deputy or substitute, especially for a doctor or member of the clergy (5)

82 Italian city celebrated in the Middle Ages for its medical school (7)

84 Furniture for storage (9)

86 Flight & —, Worcester porcelain of the years 1792-1804 (4)

87 Author unknown (4)

88 Roman god of the sea (7)

89 The lowest deck of a ship with three or more decks (5)

90 Supernumerary (5)

93 One of the Beatles (5)

94 A borough of New York City (3,5)

95 Organism such as mildew or rust (6)

96 Celebrated American painter-naturalist (1785-1851) (7)

97 Actress for whom Mucha designed Art Nouveau posters (5,9)

98 Wholly (8)

99 Fault (5)

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1 Regular solid figures with twelve equal pentagonal faces (11)

2 Venomous snake (5)

3 Miniature three-dimensional scene (7)

4 Grooves (8)

5 Heavy iron or iron-bound coffer (6,5)

6 Early 19th century style of spoons and forks (5,7)

7 French city besieged by the English in 1428-9 (7)

9 Method of painting in grey monochrome (9)

10 Prepared by the compositor (7)

11 Put together (9)

12 Flemish cartographer who engraved much of Speed’s work (7)

13 Taverns (4)

14 Lingered (7)

15 Short-lived (9)

20 Italian painter (1632-1705) nicknamed Luca Fa Presto (8)

27 Greek counterpart of the Roman goddess Ceres (7)

30 Putti (7)

32 Room set aside for children (7)

34 A browse then (anagram) — noted American lexicographer (4,7)

36 Carved decoration in the form of a row of arches (8)

37 German monkey orchestra (12)

39 Catering for the needs of holiday-makers, as a commercial enterprise (7)

40 The history or description of books, including authors, editions, etc. (12)

43 Gin, colloquially (7,4)

44 Symbol of sturdiness (3,4)

46 Fabrics may be patterned in this way (3-4)

47 Horse race run annually at Doncaster (2,5)

48 Small harpsichords (7)

50 Royal, majestic (5)

52 Venue of the 1952 Olympic Games (8)

54 A piece of armour covering the trunk (7)

58 River crossed by Caesar in 49 BC with fateful consequences (7)

60 Warmest (7)

63 Prince of Monaco (7)

64 The lion or pig (anag) — Venetian genre painter (1702-85) (6,6)

67 Marcus —, Roman emperor (161- 180) and Stoic philosopher (8)

68 Turquoise-blue ground colour used at Sèvres from 1752 (4,7)

70 A novel by George Eliot (5,6)

71 Ruling family of Austria, Spain and the Holy Roman Empire (9)

73 Of or relating to the late Bronze Age civilization in Greece (9)

74 Put off until later (9)

77 Church festival celebrated on January 6th (8)

79 Carl —, German doll-maker, active at Sonneberg 1890-1909 (7)

80 Fan-shaped decoration in cabinet-making (7)

81 Roman goddess of wisdom (7)

83 Renowned Scottish portrait painter born in Edinburgh in 1756 (7)

85 Arriving after the scheduled or expected time (7)

91 Rome’s river (5)

92 Milne / Disney bear (4)

Completed crosswords must be received by Monday, August 12, 2019 to qualify for entry into the prize draw. The first correct entry to be selected at random after the closing date will win a bottle of champagne. The winner will be announced in ATG No 2405 alongside the answers.

Send your entries with name, address and phone number, marked GIANT PRIZE CROSSWORD, to Tom Derbyshire, Antiques Trade Gazette, Harlequin Building, 65 Southwark Street, London SE1 0HR.

(Scanned entries also accepted via email at editorial@antiquestradegazette.com)

The usual competition rules apply.