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Ingeborg Wikborg

Norwegian sculptor, designer and medallist. He became familiar with handicraft in his father’s furniture workshop. In 1954 he began five years’ study as a commercial artist at the Håndverks- og Kunstindustriskole in Oslo and from 1957 to 1963 he worked as an illustrator for a newspaper. He studied at the Kunstakademi in Oslo from ...

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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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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1904, in Paris; died 27 August 1967, in Perros-Guirec (Côtes-d'Armor).

Sculptor (including bronze), engraver (burin). Monuments, designs for tapestries, stage costumes and sets.

Henri Adam's father, a goldsmith and jeweller, taught him the rudiments of the trade while he was studying at the Collège Lavoisier. He also took classes in drawing, first at the École Germain-Pillon and subsequently at the Atelier de la Ville de Paris in Montparnasse, before moving to the École des Beaux-Arts. He exhibited various paintings between ...

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Polish, 19th – 20th century, female.

Active in France.

Born in Lopatynka.

Sculptor, medallist. Busts.

A student of Falguière and of the medal engraver Daniel Dupuis, Iza Albazzi exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français in Paris from 1896 to 1923 and was honoured for medal engraving in ...

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Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 1932, in Naples.

Sculptor.

Minimal Art.

Carlo Alfano participated in the Biennale in Venice in 1967. His sculptures are Abstract and are linked to the Minimalist movement. They are formed from metal tubes arranged on the same plane.

Milan, 6 Nov 1973...

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1874, in Hanau; died 1913, in Berlin.

Sculptor, worker in precious metals. Figures. Designs (ceramics/metal objects).

Jugendstil.

Adolf Amberg trained at the academy of fine arts in Berlin. He went to Paris and worked at the Académie Julian, exhibiting at the Salon of ...

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Freya Probst

German silversmith, sculptor and painter. He attended the Zeichenakademie and the Kunstgewerbeschule in Hanau then studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule, Berlin, and the Académie Julian in Paris, before finally becoming a student of the sculptor Louis Tuaillon at the Kunstakademie, Berlin. From 1894 to 1903 he worked at the renowned silverware factory of ...

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Lisa M. Binder

Ghanaian sculptor, active in Nigeria. He earned a bachelor’s degree in sculpture (1968) and a postgraduate diploma in art education from the University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana (1969). After graduation he taught at the Specialist Training College (now University of Winneba), Ghana, in a position vacated by the eminent sculptor Vincent Kofi. From ...

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Philip Ward-Jackson

English sculptor, silversmith and illustrator. He was the son of a chaser and attended the Royal Academy Schools, London. At first he gave his attention equally to silverwork and to sculpture, exhibiting at the Royal Academy from 1851. An early bronze, St Michael and the Serpent...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1884, in Paris; died 1972.

Sculptor, medallist. Portraits. Busts.

Eugène René Arsal was a pupil of Hector Joseph Lemaire at the École des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. He regularly exhibited his sculptures and medallions at the Salon des Artistes Français between ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1 July 1929, in Besançon; died 24 February 2001, in Paris.

Sculptor, medallist, draughtsman. Allegorical subjects. Busts, groups.

Charles Auffret entered the studio of Pierre Honoré at the École des Beaux-Arts in Dijon in 1947, trained at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris between ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 31 August 1914, in Paris; died c. 1970, as the result of an accident.

Painter, sculptor, medallist. Monuments.

After a number of years engraving medals with portraits of famous figures such as Picasso and Le Corbusier, Bacchus turned to monumental sculpture, creating monuments commemorating the Resistance for Nîmes, Troyes, Tarbes and Paris. He exhibited at the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris, the Salon d'Automne, Salon Comparaisons, Salon de la Jeune Sculpture and Salon des Artistes Décorateurs de Paris, as well as in London, Stockholm, Warsaw, São Paulo, Mexico, Tokyo and Rome. He won the Grand Prix de Rome for engraving in ...

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John-Paul Stonard

English sculptor and conceptual artist. She studied at Kingston Polytechnic, Surrey (1986–9), and at Goldsmiths’ College of Art in London (1992–3). She had her first solo exhibition at City Racing, London, in 1994, and in the following year was included in ...

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French, 19th – 20th century, female.

Born in Lyons.

Painter, sculptor. Nudes, portraits. Medals.

Jeanne Bardey's work was wide-ranging and included painted or sculpted portraits, three-dimensional nudes and medals.

She exhibited at the Salon des Indépendants in 1909 and 1910 and then at the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, of which she became a member in ...

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Sculptor, medallist.

A pupil of Vimonti, Paul Bargas exhibited two medallions in 1901 and another in 1903, a Portrait of Madame Madeleine Tellier.

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 23 October 1840, in Trappes (Seine-et-Oise); died 1922.

Sculptor, painter, metal worker. Portraits.

Aristide Barré exhibited eight silver plaques at the Salon of 1901. He received an honourable mention at the Salon des Artistes Français in 1903.

Gray: Portrait of an Old Peasant Woman...

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Francis Summers

American sculptor, active in England. He obtained a BFA from Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA, and an MFA from Goldsmiths’ College, London, in 1988. Exploring his interest in the government of behaviour by social constraint, he first used clothes and hair as materials before turning to animal remains and casts of human organs for his increasingly unsettling work. His ...

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1883, in Brussels; died 1975.

Painter, engraver, sculptor, medallist. Landscapes, still-lifes.

De Bast attended the École St-Luc and the art academies of Brussels and Mechelen. He became head of production at the national stamp printing studio of Belgium.

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1878, in Tours.

Sculptor, medallist.

René Baudichon was the pupil of the sculptors Louis Barrias, François Sicard and Frédéric de Vernon at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris from 1897 winning a number of prizes. He exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français, receiving a medal in ...

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Mark Jones

He studied first at the school of art in Tours and then at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. He was an able and prolific follower of such medallists as Frédéric de Vernon and Oscar Roty: his decorative and sentimental plaquettes, among them Wedding (...