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 ...
Dutch medallist. One of the foremost Dutch medallists of the 17th century, he was influential in developing a style that was more sculptural than before. Most of his medals consist of two silver plates of repoussé work, chased and joined together at the rim to create a hollow medal. This novel technique allowed the artist to create portraits in very high relief. His medals date from ...
French, 16th century, male.
Active in Metz in 1596.
Sculptor, founder, metal worker.
School of Lorraine.
Working with four founders, Hutinet, Dubois, Sonois and Voitié, François Abel cast the bell of the cathedral of Metz in eastern France.
Swiss, 19th century, male.
Born 24 September 1800, in Winterthur; died 19 December 1872, in Winterthur.
Engraver, sculptor, medallist.
Son and pupil of the engraver Johann Aberli. His name crops up in Lyons in 1821 and Paris in 1823. Around 1825 to 1828 he worked in Winterthur. From ...
Italian, 16th century, male.
Born 1538; died 22 May 1591, in Vienna.
Antonio Abondio appears to have been the great 16th-century master in his field. He worked first in Munich at the court of Duke Maximilian of Bavaria, then in Prague, where he was employed at the court of Emperor Rudolph II. In ...
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 ...
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 ...
British, 19th century, male.
Born 21 April 1821, in Staines; died 4 March 1898, in Chiswick.
George Adams studied at the Royal Mint under William Wyon and made his name with a sculpture based on a miniature of Queen Victoria. Adams then embarked on a major series of works, including eight portrait statues in Trafalgar Square....
Jeffrey Chipps Smith
German sculptor, mason and medallist. In 1536 he became a master sculptor in Munich and shortly afterwards entered the service of Ludwig X, Duke of Bavaria. He moved to Landshut in 1537 to work on the construction of the Italian wing of the ducal Stadtresidenz. In ...
German sculptor. After an apprenticeship as a metal worker, having spent seven years as a journeyman in a silver-plating factory and having taught himself drawing and sculpting, he received a scholarship that allowed him to attend art school. In 1840 he met Christian Daniel Rauch who invited him to Berlin as his pupil, and there he was influenced by the prevalent Neo-classical style. However, his early works, such as the colossal figure of ...
Adriano Ghisetti Giavarina
See Fonduli family
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 ...
Italian, 17th – 18th century, male.
Active in Florence.
Cited by Zani. Alberghetti would appear to come from a well-known family of artists of the same name who worked from the Renaissance to the end of the 18th century as both casters and sculptors in Ferrara, Florence and Venice (where several were in charge of casting operations at the Artillery)....
Sculptor in bronze.
According to Pliny, Alcon made a metal statue of Heracles for Rhodes.
Italian, 20th century, male.
Born 1932, in Naples.
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...
An image-bearing structure set on the rear part of the altar (see Altar, §II), abutting the back of the altarblock, or set behind the altar in such a way as to be visually joined with the altar when viewed from a distance. It is also sometimes called a ...
German, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 1874, in Hanau; died 1913, in Berlin.
Sculptor, worker in precious metals. Figures. Designs (ceramics/metal objects).
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
See Pisano family