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Kirk Ambrose

Lithuanian art historian, scholar of folklore and Egyptology, and diplomat of Russian birth. Son of the celebrated Lithuanian Symbolist poet of the same name, Jurgis Baltrušaitis II studied under Henri(-Joseph) Focillon at the Sorbonne and earned the PhD in 1931. The concerns of his mentor are evident in ...

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Corbon  

French, 19th century, male.

Wood carver.

He executed a large number of religious sculptures, in a Gothic style, for churches in Paris.

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1795, in Le Puy-en-Velay (Haute-Loire); died 8 February 1855, in Paris.

Sculptor, founder.

He trained under Cartellier. A neo-Gothic fountain, located near the chapel of St-Clair in the tiny village of Aiguilhe in the outskirts of Le Puy, is attributed to him. He was known notably as a caster....

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Deny  

French, 19th century, male.

Born 1790; died 22 January 1844.

Sculptor, architect. Self-portraits, historical portraits.

Deny built the Gothic-style Chapelle de Marivaux in Metz.

Metz: Self-portrait; Profile of Louis-Philippe

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Peter Bloch

German sculptor. Early in his career he worked in Cologne with the neo-Gothic sculptor Christoph Stephan (1797–1864). Alexander Schnütgen, the Domkapitular of Cologne Cathedral, recommended him to August Ottmar von Essenwein, who from 1868 had been restoring St Maria im Kapitol in Cologne. For this church Elscheid sculpted the life-size ...

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French, 19th century, female.

Born 1799, in Florence, to French parents; died 1886.

Sculptor.

Mlle Félicie de Fauveau loved the so-called Neo-Gothic with a predilection for the Middle Ages; she incorporated in her works symbolic details to illustrate ancient thoughts, maxims, or mottos. She was a sculptor of the Romantic school. She was born in Florence to Breton parents in ...

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French, 19th century, male.

Sculptor.

Together with the architect Lemesle, Henri Gaullier produced a Neo-Gothic altarpiece (1866) for the church of St-Martin in Tassillé, to which was added a terracotta low relief of unknown origin representing the Adoration of the Shepherds.

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Marie-Therese Thibierge

French goldsmith, sculptor and museum curator. He studied in Paris, first at the Ecole Gratuite de Dessin and from 1831 at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, where he was a pupil of David d’Angers and James Pradier. He worked principally as a goldsmith until 1848 but then devoted himself to the study of medieval sculpture. Throughout his career he collaborated on the restoration of many important Gothic buildings in France, notably with ...

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German sculptor. He came from a family of sculptors resident in Cologne since the early 18th century. He learnt his craft from his father, Johann Joseph Imhoff (1739–1802), and he probably also studied at the Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf. From the 1790s onwards he produced portrait sculptures (most now untraced), sacred and secular figures, as well as decorative sculpture and reproductions after ancient sculpture, working in both stone and terracotta. Surviving early works include terracotta busts of the collector ...

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German sculptor, painter and architect. He was the grandson of the painter Egidius Mengelberg (1770–1849) and received his training in the art school founded by the latter in Cologne, where his tutors included the architect Friedrich von Schmidt and the sculptor Christoph Stefan (...

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Mark Stocker

Scottish sculptor, active in England. With the help of Harriet Egerton, Duchess of Sutherland, he obtained work in London, where in 1844 he assisted with carving in the Houses of Parliament, then being rebuilt following destruction by fire. After working under Edward Hodges Baily, he enrolled in ...

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Ravello  

Antonio Milone

Italian cathedral city in the province of Salerno, Campania. Ravello has been documented as an urban centre since the 10th century and as a bishopric since 1087. The centre, near the Toro quarter, is high up between the two rivers that separate the city from ...

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 3 March 1797, in Nuremberg; died after 1845.

Sculptor.

Johann Lorenz II was the son of Gottfried Rotermund. He sculpted ornaments in a flamboyant, Gothic style. He worked for churches in Nuremberg, and restored the Angelic Salutation by Veit Stoss, in the church of St Lawrence in Nuremberg....

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Austrian, 19th century, male.

Born 14 February 1841, in Lana; died 1908, in Merano.

Sculptor, decorative designer. Ornaments.

The pupil of Pendl in Merano, Wassler carried out ornaments in Neo-Gothic style in church interiors.