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Brancusi, Constantin locked

(b Hobitza, Gorj, Feb 19, 1876; d Paris, March 16, 1957).
  • Sanda Miller

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French sculptor, draughtsman, painter, and photographer of Romanian birth. He was one of the most influential 20th-century sculptors, but he left a relatively small body of work centred on 215 sculptures, of which about 50 are thought to have been lost or destroyed.

The fifth of seven children of a family of peasants, he left his tiny village ...

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