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Francisco Portela Sandoval
He was the son of the sculptor Francisco Bellver (1812–89), with whom he undertook his first studies until attending the Madrid Escuela Superior de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado. Ricardo soon started to submit to the Exposiciones Nacionales de Bellas Artes works on historical subjects, such as ...
Flemish sculptor and porcelain modeller. In 1746 he settled in Lunéville (France), where from 1752 he modelled figures for the Lunéville Porcelain Factory (see under
Folk art, or vernacular art (specific to a group or place), developed in Colonial America out of necessity when individual households produced most of the utilitarian objects required for daily life. Using traditional tools and techniques, many of these makers created pieces in which aesthetics came to play a substantial role, through form, ornamentation, or both. In some groups, notably the ...
Clementine Schack von Wittenau
German sculptor. He entered the Kunstgewerbeschule in Munich in 1887 and a year later went to the Akademie where he studied under Wilhelm von Rümann until 1892. In 1896 he took over Rümann’s teaching at the Akademie; he became an honorary professor in 1902 and was appointed full professor in ...
Norwegian, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 1835, in Moss; died 18 December 1923, in Christiania (now Oslo).
Carl Ludwig Jacobsen was influenced by the Danish Neo-Classical sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen. He worked for the King of Denmark.
Copenhagen: The Minister Due; Falsen; Collett...
Romanian, 20th century, male.
Born 1888, in Câmpulung; died 1929, in Bucharest.
Sculptor. Busts, monuments.
Mataoanu studied in Bucharest and Paris. He executed busts and monuments in Neo-Classical style.
French, 20th century, male.
Born 14 October 1931, in Toutry.
Merlier studied art at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris, where he was influenced by Ossip Zadkine. Abstract in style, Merlier developed a Neo-Classical approach to his sculpture, combining a Neo-Cubist structure with an Expressionist purpose. In his recent work, influenced by Lorjou's populism, the allusion to popular arts has led him to produce grotesque figures in multi-coloured wood with fragments of mirrors or metals inserted....
Term coined in the 1880s to denote the last stage of the classical tradition in architecture, sculpture, painting and the decorative arts. Neo-classicism was the successor to Rococo in the second half of the 18th century and was itself superseded by various historicist styles in the first half of the 19th century. It formed an integral part of ...
Harriet F. Senie
Objects created to remind viewers of specific individuals or events (see also
James Cordova and Claire Farago
Term that refers to handmade paintings and sculptures of Christian holy figures, crafted by artists from the Hispanic and Lusophone Americas. The term first came into widespread use in early 20th-century New Mexico among English-speaking art collectors to convey a sense of cultural authenticity. Throughout the Americas, the term ...
German sculptor. He enrolled at the Akademie, Dresden, at the age of 15, from 1845 training under Ernst Rietschel. He then studied (1851–2) at the Akademie in Berlin, where his tutors included Friedrich Drake, and again (1853–4) at the Dresden Akademie, partly as assistant to ...
American, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born 11 January 1839, in Webster; died 8 December 1913, in Rome.
Sculptor. Animals. Monuments, busts.
Franklin Simmons sculpted equestrian monuments and war memorials. He is known for a neo-classical marble Penelope. He was decorated by King Umberto of Italy....
Elise Madeleine Ciregna
Stonecarving throughout American history has been utilized for various purposes: utilitarian work such as paving, roofing and hitching posts; and ornamental work, such as architectural elements, gravestones and monuments, and sculpture. America’s first professional stonecarvers were mainly trained, skilled artisans from England and Scotland. These men were often called “statuaries” because they were capable of producing highly ornamental carving and sculpture, similar to the work of trained academic sculptors. There was little call for such highly decorative work in the colonies, but as urban centers gradually formed, stone masons found plenty of work in newly emerging cities such as Boston, Philadelphia and New York....
Italian family of sculptors. Petronio Tadolini (1727–1813) was a Bolognese sculptor, and his grandson (1) Adamo Tadolini worked in Bologna and then in Rome as a follower and protégé of Canova. Adamo had two sons, both sculptors: Scipione Tadolini (1822–92), who was a pupil of his father and who sculpted such works as ...