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German, 18th century, male.

Born 1706, in Riedlingnen (Württemberg); died 1777, in Riedlingnen.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

One of the sculptors of the German Rococo movement. With the cabinetmaker Martin Hermann he made the stalls of the Benedictine abbeys of Zwielfalten ( Scenes from the Life of the Virgin...

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Born 1677, in Seville; died 1757, in Cordova.

Sculptor.

Pedro Duque Cornejo y Roldan was one of the finest exponents of Rococo sculpture in Andalusia. He began by working on retables in Seville. In Granada he created and transformed the sculptural decoration of the church of the Virgen de las Angustias; for this he carved 14 statues showing ...

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 9 April 1691, in Mannheim; died 10 January 1752, in Mannheim.

Sculptor.

Paul Egell trained under Balthasar Permoser in Dresden or Vienna around 1717. His main works are: decorations in the Rococo style for the gardens and palace of the 'Grand Elector' (German prince in the Holy Roman Empire who was entitled to elect the Emperor) in Schwetzingen; a funeral monument in Durlach; the ...

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Born 1679; died 1740.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects.

School of Rome.

Francesco Fernandi was working in Rome in 1730. Like Maratti, he eschewed fashionable Rococo influences on his work and adhered strictly to Classical models.

Rome (Church of S Eustachio): ...

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Spanish, 18th century, male.

Active in Granada.

Sculptor (wood).

José Francisco Guerrero executed the Rococo-style stalls, pulpit and altars of the church of S Juan de Dios in Granada around 1750-1759.

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German, 18th century, male.

Born in Regensburg.

Sculptor.

A member of the German Rococo School, Lehnert worked for some time in Troppau (now Opava, Czech Republic).

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Mader  

Tyrolean School, 18th century, male.

Active in Steinach (Tyrol).

Sculptor.

In 1786, Mader sculpted the Rococo chair in the collegiate church in St Gall.

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German, 18th century, male.

Active in Danzig (now Gdansk).

Born c. 1700; died 1770.

Sculptor.

Johann Meissner was the most notable representative of the Rococo style in northeast Germany. His best works are female nudes and small statuettes of mythological subjects, such as Hercules and Omphale...

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Austrian, 18th century, male.

Born 28 August 1691; died 27 May 1761.

Sculptor.

Dominicus Moling worked first of all under his cousin, Johann Moling, then under Balth. Permoser in Salzburg. He carved altar statues in marble and wood in a pre-Rococo style, and, towards the end of his career, with a classical nuance. His works can be found in churches in the Tyrol, notably in Innsbruck....

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Flemish, 18th century, male.

Born 1714, in Comblain-au-Pont; died 19 December 1791, in Paris.

Sculptor, engraver, architect.

Flemish School.

Jean François de Neufforge was a pupil of Blondel and Babel. He first worked in the Rococo manner. He published several architectural books for which he engraved the plates....

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 12 December 1735, in Raisting; died 17 March 1807, in Neresheim.

Sculptor, stucco artist.

Although Schaidhauf was initially influenced by Rococo, he became one of the most important artists at the start of Classicism in Bavaria. He worked in Stuttgart and notably for the monastery in Neresheim....

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Austrian, 18th century, male.

Born 19 October 1722, in Ried.

Sculptor.

Johann Ferdinand Schwanthaler sculpted a tabernacle in Rococo style in the church of Gurten in 1775.

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Austrian, 19th century, male.

Born 17 May 1854, in Vienna; died 1903, in Vienna.

Painter. Figures, portraits, genre scenes.

The son of Karl Schweninger the Elder, Karl the Younger painted genre scenes with figures in rococo costume.

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 23 February 1696, in Wernfels; died 29 October 1765.

Sculptor. Religious subjects.

A court sculptor and architect, Matthias Seybold is the most important representative of the Rococo style in Eichstätt, Germany. His work was inspired by religion and was produced mainly for the cathedral of Eichstätt....

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 1680; died 1727, in Augsburg (Bavaria).

Engraver (burin), draughtsman.

Johann Steinberger made engravings of religious subjects and scenes after the great French Rococo artist, Jean-Antoine Watteau.

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Italian, 18th century, male.

Active during the second half of the 18th century.

Born in Moncalvo.

Sculptor (wood).

Varale sculpted the rococo organ loft at Asti cathedral in 1766.

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Danish, 18th century, male.

Died 1784, in Randers.

Painter.

Olaus Carolus Wassmann worked for middle-class houses in Randers and Skive, doing paintings in a Rococo style.

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Austrian, 18th century, male.

Sculptor.

Georg Weber executed stucco work in Rococo style in the church of Jochberg around 1750.

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 10 December 1710, in Ehrenstetten; died 1 July 1797, in Freiburg.

Sculptor, architect. Religious subjects. Statues.

Wenzinger was one of the most important Rococo sculptors in southern Germany. He sculpted statues, tombs and Ways of the Cross for several churches. From ...

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Swedish, 18th century, male.

Born 1757, in Hemsö; died, in Nora.

Sculptor. Ornaments, furniture, religious furnishings.

Pehr Westman adopted a Rococo, then a Neo-Classical style. The museum in Härnösand has a door by him and a ceremonial bed.