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BÄNNINGER, Otto Charles (1897 - 1973), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BÄNNINGER, Otto Charles (1897 - 1973), Sculptor

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Swiss, 20th century, male.

Born 24 January 1897, in Zurich; died 1973, in Zurich.

Sculptor. Statues, busts, groups.

[not available online]After training in his native city between 1914 and 1918, Bänninger arrived in Paris the day after the end of World War I. He was often seen at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière and then at Bourdelle's studio where he met Giacometti, also a follower

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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