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ALBRECHT, Karl Ludwig (<i>born</i> 1834), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ALBRECHT, Karl Ludwig (born 1834), Sculptor

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German, 19th century, male.

Born 1 October 1834, in Leipzig.


He learnt the rudiments of sculpture from Knaur. Subsequently he went to the academy of arts in Leipzig, later polishing his skills by studying the works of Rietschel and Hanel. His first two works, a Bacchus and a Gambrinus, were so successful that terracotta copies proliferated. He also made a large number of statuettes intended for reproduction

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