Gustav Gurschner (1873–1970) was an Austrian sculptor active in the decorative arts. Gurschner studied under August Kühne and Otto König at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Vienna, and under Valgrin in Paris. He married the writer Alice Pollak in 1897. In 1898, he participated in the inaugural exposition of the Vienna Secession. From 1904 to 1908, he was…
Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (September 17, 1880 – January 1, 1980) was an American sculptress known for her works in bronze.
Emmanuel Frémiet (6 December 1824 – 10 September 1910) was a French sculptor. He is famous for his 1874 sculpture of Joan of Arc in Paris (and its “sister” statues in Philadelphia and Portland, Oregon) and the monument to Ferdinand de Lesseps in Suez. The noted sculptor Pierre-Nicolas Tourgueneff was one of many students who learned sculpture under the tutelage…
James Earle Fraser (November 4, 1876 – October 11, 1953) was an American sculptor during the first half of the 20th century. His work is integral to many of Washington, D.C.’s most iconic structures.
Ercole Ferrata (1610 – 10 July 1686) was an Italian sculptor of the Roman Baroque.
Étienne Maurice Falconet (1 December 1716 – 24 January 1791) was a French baroque, rococo and neoclassical sculptor, best-known for his equestrian statue of Peter the Great, the Bronze Horseman (1782), in St. Petersburg, Russia, and for the small statues he produced in series for the Royal Sévres Porcelain Manufactory
French baroque, rococo and neoclassical sculptor.
Edgar Degas born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas, (19 July 1834 – 27 September 1917) was a French Impressionist artist famous for his pastel drawings and oil paintings. Degas also produced bronze sculptures, prints and drawings. Degas is especially identified with the subject of dance; more than half of his works depict dancers. Although Degas is…
Famous for his Pastel Drawings and Oil Paintings
Italian Geographer and Politician
Giambologna (1529 – 13 August 1608) — (known also as Jean de Boulogne and Giovanni da Bologna) — was a Flemish sculptor based in Italy, celebrated for his marble and bronze statuary in a late Renaissance or Mannerist style.
Flemish Sculptor based in Italy
Pierre-Jean David (12 March 1788 – 4 January 1856) was a French sculptor, medalist and active freemason. He adopted the name David d’Angers, following his entry into the studio of the painter Jacques-Louis David in 1809 as a way of both expressing his patrimony and distinguishing himself from the master painter.
French Sculptor, Medalist, and Active Freemason
Cyrus Edwin Dallin (November 22, 1861 – November 14, 1944) was an American sculptor best known for his depictions of Native Americans. He created more than 260 works, including the equestrian statue of Paul Revere in Boston, Massachusetts; the Angel Moroni atop Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah; and his most famous work, Appeal…
Best known for his depictions of Native Americans
Jules-Félix Coutan (22 September 1848 – 23 February 1939) was a French sculptor and educator.
French Sculptor and Educator
Giovanni Battista Cipriani (1727 – 14 December 1785) was an Italian painter and engraver, who lived in England from 1755. He is also called Giuseppe Cipriani by some authors. Much of his work consisted of designs for prints, many of which were engraved by his friend Francesco Bartolozzi.
Italian Painter and Engraver
Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (born Albert-Ernest Carrier de Belleuse; 12 June 1824 – 4 June 1887) was a French sculptor. He was one of the founding members of the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, and was made an officer of the Legion of Honour.
Officer of the Legion of Honour
Eugen Boermel, also spelled Börmel (27 March 1858 – 24 January 1932) was a German sculptor, writer and inventor.
German Sculptor, Writer, and Inventor
Rosa Bonheur, born Marie-Rosalie Bonheur (16 March 1822 – 25 May 1899), was a French artist, mostly a painter of animals (animalière) but also a sculptor, in a realist style. Her best-known paintings are Ploughing in the Nivernais, first exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1848, and now at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris,…
French Artist, Painter of Animals
Émile-André Boisseau, born in 1842 in Varzy, died in 1923 in Paris, is a French sculptor. He exhibited regularly at the Salon from 1870 after studying sculpture at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts under the direction of Dumont and Bonnassieux. He is particularly fond of marble,…
Officer of the Legion of Honor
Antoine-Louis Barye (24 September 1795 – 25 June 1875) was a Romantic French sculptor most famous for his work as an animalier, a sculptor of animals. His son and student was the known sculptor Alfred Barye.
Sculptor of Animals
Benvenuto Cellini; (3 November 1500 – 13 February 1571) was an Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier, musician, and artist who also wrote poetry and a famous autobiography. He was one of the most important artists of Mannerism. He is remembered for his skill, in such pieces as the Cellini Salt…
Italian goldsmith, sculptor, draftsman, soldier, musician, and artist.
François Auguste René Rodin (12 November 1840 – 17 November 1917) was a French sculptor generally considered the founder of modern sculpture. He was schooled traditionally and took a craftsman-like approach to his work. Rodin possessed a unique ability to model a complex, turbulent, and deeply pocketed surface in clay….
Founder of modern sculpture
Gian Lorenzo Bernini; (7 December 1598 – 28 November 1680) was an Italian sculptor and architect. While a major figure in the world of architecture, he was more prominently the leading sculptor of his age, credited with creating the Baroque style of sculpture. As one scholar has commented,…
Leading Sculptor of his age
Born in St. George in 1942 and raised near Salt Lake City, Utah, Clyde Ross Morgan’s innate artistic ability began emerging in his early grades of elementary school. His sense of perspective astounded his art teachers as he drew what he saw rather than the…
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni; (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), known simply as Michelangelo, was an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of the High Renaissance born in the Republic of Florence, who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art. His artistic versatility was of such a…
Master Sculptor, Painter, Architect, and Poet
Laran Ghilgieri mastered his craft the old-fashioned way: through apprenticeship. His great-grandfather, Battista Ghiglieri, carved the stately marble lions of the New York Stock Exchange and fostered three more generations of master sculptors in his family: Laran’s grandfather, Angelo, Is best known for his massive…
Master Artist & Designer
Lorenzo Ghiglieri was born in southern California into a family of artists in a world rich with ethnic, cultural blends. From the very beginning, he was recognized as a child prodigy. Lorenzo absorbed the grandeur of his surroundings – from sunbathed foothills of the Sierra…
Bill Toma has been involved in art since childhood. An avid sketch artist throughout his school years, Toma continued his interest in art through oil painting while obtaining a Master of Arts degree in English in 1961. While pursuing a teaching career, Toma began sculpting…
Sculptor, Painter, Sketch Artist
Frederic Sackrider Remington (October 4, 1861 – December 26, 1909) was an American painter, illustrator, sculptor and writer who specialized in depictions of the American Old West. A member of the second generation of Hudson River School artists, Remington’s works are known for depicting the Western United States in the last quarter…
Artist of the Frontier
Steven Smeltzer’s artistic odyssey began in a ceramics class in his last year of college. He knew, from then on, that this was to be his life’s work. His intention was to make pottery but every time he would make a bowl or a cup,…
Wizard of Whimsical
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