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Carlos Cid Priego

Spanish sculptor and ceramicist. He moved to Madrid at an early age and was apprenticed to the French sculptor Robert Michel (i), who was employed at the court. He won first prize in a competition at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes, and organized the royal workshop for the carving of precious stones, where he executed two magnificent cameo portraits of ...

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Bohemian School, 18th century, male.

Born 1 July 1734, in Polícka; died 15 April 1804.

Sculptor, modeller (porcelain).

After training to be a priest, Dominik Auliczek studied art in Prague, Vienna, London, Paris and Rome. He made a number of clay statues. In Munich in ...

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British, 18th century, male.

Active in London at the end of the 18th century.

Sculptor.

The son of John Bacon the Elder, T. Bacon exhibited three sculptures at the Royal Academy between 1793 and 1795: The Prodigal Son (terracotta), Christ and the Samaritan, and Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane...

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Swiss, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1744, in Basel; died 1818, in Berlin.

Sculptor.

Until 1775, Emmanuel Bardou was a modeller for the royal porcelain manufacturer in Berlin. He exhibited a bronze statuette of Frederick the Great in 1786, a statue of Schwerin in 1787...

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Ingrid Sattel Bernardini

German sculptor, painter and architect. He was the son of a court gardener who worked first in Gotha and then in Württemberg. He was originally intended to become an architect; in 1747 Duke Charles-Eugene of Württemberg sent him to train in Paris where, under the influence of painters such as Charles-Joseph Natoire and François Boucher, he turned to painting. The eight-year period of study in Rome that followed prompted Beyer to devote himself to sculpture, as he was impressed by antique works of sculpture and was also influenced by his close contacts with Johann Joachim Winckelmann and his circle. He also served an apprenticeship with ...

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Thérèse Picquenard

French sculptor. He was the son of Antoine Boizot (1704–82), a designer at the Gobelins, and a pupil of René-Michel Slodtz. He studied at the Académie Royale, Paris, winning the Prix de Rome in 1762, and after a period at the Ecole Royale des Elèves Protégés he completed his education from ...

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French, 18th century, male.

Sculptor.

In 1781 Bourdois exhibited Bust of a Man and Bust of a Woman, both in terracotta, at the Salon de la Correspondance.

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born c. 1755, in Paris; died at the beginning of 1814, in Paris.

Sculptor.

A pupil of Boizot, Bouvet worked at the Sèvres porcelain factory from 1784-92; his first Salon exhibits were in 1800: Consul General Bonaparte, Bonaparte Driving a Chariot... Crowned by Victory...

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1766; died 1830.

Sculptor.

He worked at the Sèvres porcelain factory from 1782-1824, along with his younger brother Alexandre, known as Brachard the Younger (at Sèvres from 1784-1827). Their father, Nicolas Brachard, was a modeller at the Sèvres factory ...

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French, 18th century, male.

Sculptor.

Active at the Sèvres porcelain factory in 1790; a member of the Académie de St-Luc.

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French, 18th century, male.

Sculptors.

These artists worked for the Sèvres porcelain factory.

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French, 18th century, male.

Born in the 18th century, in Paris.

Sculptor.

Sébastien was a nephew of the renowned painter Jean-Baptiste Chardin. He studied in the Slodtz studio, and showed a marble Head of Christ and a terracotta Statue of Mars in the 1791 Salon. We also have his ...

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Chicot  

French, 18th century, male.

Sculptor.

Chicot worked for the Sèvres porcelain works from 1763 to 1774.

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French, 18th century, male.

Sculptors.

Both Choulairs worked at the Sèvres porcelain works, from 1774 to 1778 and 1776 to 1778 respectively.

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Gordon Campbell

English painter and sculptor, active also in America. He worked in porcelain, plaster, and terracotta and after an early career in an artificial stone factory in London he moved c. 1792 to the Derby Porcelain Factory, where he worked as a modeller. In 1816 he emigrated to America, where he contributed architectural decoration to the University of Virginia, including the plaster of Paris friezes for the university buildings and internal plaster and lead ornaments for various buildings....

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Sculptor. Figures. Busts.

Jacques Collet won second place in the Prix de Rome in 1774. He showed several pieces at the 1793 Paris Salon, and worked for the Sèvres porcelain works.

London, 15 Dec 1982: Bust of Stanislas Leczinski, Bust of Catharina Opalinska...

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 5 March 1748, in Königsberg (now Kaliningrad, Russia); died 17 September 1789, in Königsberg.

Sculptor.

He sold articles of earthenware and porcelain, and began his artistic career as a ceramist.

Kaliningrad: several works

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1759, in Douai.

Sculptor. Groups.

This artist exhibited a terracotta group at the Salon de la Correspondance in Paris in 1781.

Douai: several terracotta pieces

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1707, in Pont-Audemer (Eure); died 1783.

Sculptor.

Charles Cousin was a pupil of Coustou and a friend of Pigalle. He worked mainly in Paris and Stockholm. The town hall in Pont-Audemer, in Normandy, has two terracotta busts by this artist....

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Belgian, 18th century, male.

Born 6 January 1724, in Bruges; died 24 August 1806, in Ixelles (Brussels).

Sculptor, ceramicist. Historical subjects. Statuettes, monuments.

Paul Cyfflé was a pupil of Jan van Hecke in Bruges and then of Barthélemy Guibal in Lunéville in 1746. After Guibal's death he was appointed an official sculptor to Stanislas, King of Poland. He worked in Nancy where he executed the fountain in the Place de l'Alliance. In ...