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BABEL, Johann Baptist - Sculptor, stucco artist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BABEL, Johann Baptist - Sculptor, stucco artist

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Swiss, 18th century, male.

Sculptor, stucco artist.

Lived and worked in Switzerland. Babel sculpted allegorical figures of saints and also created the sculptures for the balustrade in Kramgasse, Bern and for Einsiedeln Abbey. Between 1772 and 1775 he worked on the abbey church in Solothurn.

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