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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 ...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 8 July 1888, in Raton (New York); died 1947, in Staten Island (New York).

Painter, medallist. Murals.

John Ray Sinnock studied at the Pennsylvania Museum School of Industrial Art. He was appointed chief engraver of the United States Mint in Philadelphia. His portrait medals include those of President Herbert Hoover, Charles Dickens, Henry Morgenthau and Thomas Edison. As a painter, he specialised in murals. He was a member of the American Federation of Arts, the Philadelphia Sketch Club, and the Philadelphia Alliance. He exhibited medals at the Pennsylvania Academy....