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Filipino, 20th century, male.

Born 1930, in Bohol, Philippines.

Sculptor. Figures, historical subjects, religious subjects, allegory, myths.

Napoleon Veloso Abueva graduated in 1953 from the University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts (UPCFA), where he was mentored by the first National Artist for Sculpture, Guillermo Tolentino. He received another scholarship from the Fulbright/Smith–Mundt Foundation and in ...

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Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 3 January 1854, in Antwerp; died 1930.

Painter. History painting, religious subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Anthony was the son of a silversmith and studied under L. Hendricx, a painter of historical subjects. His altar panel with the Story of St Barbara...

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 28 February 1865, in Munich; died 1954.

Painter, illustrator, engraver, medallist. Religious subjects, mythological subjects.

After doing an apprenticeship with an engraver Maximilian Dasio entered the Munich academy in 1884, where he studied under Heterich and W. von Diez. Following the success of his sets for the Deutsches Theater, he obtained a scholarship which enabled him to stay in Rome. On his return to Munich he became a teacher at the Damenakademie from ...

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1886, in Faenza; died 1973, in Rome.

Painter, sculptor (bronze/marble), potter, draughtsman, engraver, medallist. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, figures, portraits, nudes, sporting subjects, landscapes, still-lifes, birds. Busts, groups, low reliefs, monuments.

Drei studied drawing and sculpture with A. Berti and gained a diploma from the Scuola d'Arti e Mestieri in Faenza in ...

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Danish, 20th century, male.

Active from 1917 active in France.

Born 30 August 1891, on Christianso.

Goldsmith. Furniture, religious furnishings, designs (in gold and silver).

Fjerdingstad went to fight for France in 1914, but he was seriously wounded in May 1915, and discharged. As a goldsmith, he set up his workshop in the Paris area at the end of World War I, and made his mark on jewellery and secular as well as sacred art. He was an adviser to the Maison Christofle, and a member, in Paris, of the Salon d'Automne. He took part in the Exposition des Arts Décoratifs of ...

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 13 July 1873, in Neuhaus; died 1948, in Dresden.

Sculptor, medallist. Religious subjects, figures, animals. Funerary monuments, designs (porcelain).

Art Deco.

Max Hermann Fritz was a student of Lorenz Hutschenreuther, and was active in Dresden from 1898. He carried out numerous sculptures for Hartau Church (including a ...

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1862, in Birmingham; died 4 June 1928.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator, worker in precious metals, designer. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits. Jewellery.

Arts and Crafts.

Arthur Joseph Gaskin studied at the Birmingham School of Art, where he later taught. He was a member of the Arts and Crafts movement founded by William Morris, whose aim was to revitalise the decorative arts. From 1899, together with his wife Georgina Cave France, he created gold and silver jewellery, sometimes decorated with enamel. In 1902, he replaced R. Catterson Smith as director of the Birmingham School of Jewellery. He exhibited paintings at the Royal Academy in London in 1889 and 1890 and jewellery at the 1900 Paris Exposition Universelle....

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Austrian, 20th century, male.

Born 18 October 1881, in Vienna; died 1955 or 1956.

Sculptor. Religious subjects, portraits. Monuments, medals.

Anton Grath attended the arts and crafts school and the art academy in Vienna. He was active in Berlin, Zurich, Moscow and Olmütz (now Olomouc, Czech Republic). His religious subjects include ...

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 27 October 1872, in Pforzheim; died 8 June 1943, in Jugenheim.

Sculptor (bronze), draughtsman, painter, engraver (wood), graphic designer. Religious subjects, portraits. Medals.

Darmstadt Artists' Colony.

Daniel Greiner had been a pastor, bur he decided, after a conflict with the authorities in his parish of Schotten, to turn to art instead. He trained in Paris, then at the Bildhauerschule (school of sculpture) in Berlin. In ...

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Dutch, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in Belgium.

Born 1946, in Aardenberg.

Sculptor, medallist. Religious subjects. Statues.

Henri Lannoye studied at the academy of fine art in Tilburg.

Vatican (Mus. Vaticani): Mortification

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 26 July 1903, in Marquise, Artois; died 22 August 1894, in Antony near Paris.

Sculptor, draughtsman, potter, medallist. Religious subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits. Busts, monuments, low reliefs.

Édouard Manchuelle studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Boulogne-sur-Mer from 1921 to 1924...

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Austrian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 14 November 1859, in Baden, near Vienna; died 9 April 1925, in Vienna.

Painter, sculptor, medallist, illustrator. Religious subjects, figures, landscapes.

Johannes Mayerhofer studied at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Vienna and worked mainly on decorations for churches....

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 11 February 1926, in Autun.

Sculptor, medallist. Religious subjects, figures. Busts.

Menjaud joined up voluntarily in 1944 during World War II following his secondary school studies. He discovered sculpture at the Valenciennes academies under the direction of Bottiau. From 1947...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 10 January 1887, in Versailles.

Sculptor, medallist. Statues.

Denis Py's work was concerned with religious ideas and used the broad, simplified outlines of the modern decorative movement. He exhibited in Paris at the Salon d'Automne from 1922, the Salon des Indépendants from ...

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 8 August 1862, in Detroit (Michigan), USA, to English parents; died 23 February 1943, in Tunbridge Wells.

Painter, sculptor, worker in precious metals. Mythological subjects, religious subjects. Monuments, funerary monuments.

William Ernest Reynolds-Stephens studied in England and Germany, and later at the Royal Academy Schools, where he won sculpture and painting prizes in ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 14 July 1924, in Menton.

Engraver (aquatint/etching/line-engraving/dry-point). Religious subjects, figure compositions, figures, landscapes, urban landscapes, interiors, still-lifes. Medals.

Righetti studied first at the École des Beaux-Arts in Montpellier and then at the École des Arts Décoratifs in Nice. In 1949...

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1855, in Paris; died 18 January 1922, in Paris.

Sculptor, medallist, potter, engraver. Religious, allegorical and mythological subjects, nudes. Statues, busts, statuettes.

Symbolism.

Pierre Roche studied with Alfred Roll at the Académie Julian from 1873 to 1878 and in ...

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Belgian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 29 January 1853, in Liège; died 16 February 1919, in Herstal.

Sculptor, medallist, draughtsman, designer of ornamental architectural features. Religious subjects, historical subjects, allegorical subjects, portraits. Statues, monuments, funerary monuments.

Joseph Louis Rulot studied at the royal academy of fine arts in Liège and subsequently taught there. He authored ...

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Swiss, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 28 May 1870, in Strachwitztal.

Sculptor, medallist. Religious subjects. Busts.

Hans Schwathe sculpted tombs, busts and altars for churches in Vienna and other Austrian towns and cities.

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 8 May 1877, in Ghent.

Sculptor, medallist. Religious subjects.

Oscar Sinia studied at the academy of St Luke in Ghent and went on to provide sculptures for various towns in Flanders, notably religious statuary and decorative compositions for public buildings....