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Martine Reid

Native American Haida sculptor, metalworker, printmaker and blanket-maker. He was the grandson of the Haida blanket- and basket-maker Florence Davidson (1895–1993), and great-grandson of the Haida wood-carver Charles Edenshaw. He began carving argillite as a teenager in Masset, and in 1966 he met ...

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Martine Reid

Native Canadian Haida metalsmith, carver and printmaker. He was the son of a German–Scots–American father and a Haida mother, and grew up in British Columbia. From 1948 to 1950 he studied goldsmithing at Ryerson Institute of Technology in Toronto, and was subsequently apprenticed at the Platinum Art Company of Toronto. He then moved to Vancouver, where he established a jewellery workshop. His motivation to acquire skills as a goldsmith stemmed from his interest in the bracelet-making of his maternal forebears, the Haida of Queen Charlotte Islands, and he was particularly inspired by ...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 17 March 1876, in Chicago; died 1932, in Clos Vert la Palasse (Toulon), France.

Sculptor, engraver, medallist.

Edward Sawyer studied under Jean Paul Laurens, Jean Antoine Injalbert, Charles Raoul Verlet, Emmanuel Fremiet and Auguste Rodin in Paris. He received several awards including a mention at the Salon des Artistes Français in Paris in ...