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Danish, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1748, in Copenhagen; died 7 January 1828, in Copenhagen.

Sculptor, medallist.

Jesper Holm was a pupil of Johannes Wedewelt. He produced silver medals and works in porcelain.

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 11 April 1748, in Hesse; died 23 February 1787, in Brunswick.

Sculptor, medallist.

Krull was a medallist, who occasionally practised sculpture. He produced models for porcelain manufacture, and busts and tombs.

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Rococo  

Richard John and Ludwig Tavernier

A decorative style of the early to mid-18th century, primarily influencing the ornamental arts in Europe, especially in France, southern Germany and Austria. The character of its formal idiom is marked by asymmetry and naturalism, displaying in particular a fascination with shell-like and watery forms. Further information on the Rococo can be found in this dictionary within the survey articles on the relevant countries....