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Jacobsen, Carl Ludwig  

Norwegian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1835, in Moss; died 18 December 1923, in Christiania (now Oslo).

Sculptor.

Carl Ludwig Jacobsen was influenced by the Danish Neo-Classical sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen. He worked for the King of Denmark.

Bergen: Helberg

Copenhagen: The Minister Due; Falsen; Collett...

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Mataoanu, D.  

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.

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Merlier, Pierre  

French, 20th century, male.

Born 14 October 1931, in Toutry.

Sculptor.

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....

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Simmons, Franklin  

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....

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Teglio Milla, Ismaele  

Italian, 19th century, male.

Active in Milan and in Denmark.

Painter, sculptor. History painting.

Teglio Milla studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan. He is generally considered one of the most talented Neo-Classical sculptors of Denmark. His works include a piece representing an ...

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Traverso, Nicolo Stefano  

Italian, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1 February 1745, in Genoa; died 2 February 1823, in Genoa.

Sculptor.

Nicolo Stefano Traverso was a pupil of F. Schiaffino and P. Bocciardo. He is one of the best representatives of Neo-Classicism in sculpture. He worked for churches and private residences in Genoa....

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Westman, Pehr  

Swedish, 18th century, male.

Born 1757, in Hemsö; died, in Nora.

Sculptor. Ornaments, furniture, religious furnishings.

Pehr Westman adopted a Rococo, then a Neo-Classical style. The museum in Härnösand has a door by him and a ceremonial bed.