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GRATE, Eric (1896 - 1983), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GRATE, Eric (1896 - 1983), Sculptor

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Swedish, 20th century, male.

Active also in France.

Born 1896, in Stockholm; died 1983, in Stockholm.

Sculptor. Nudes.

Eric Grate initially produced non-figurative work. He attended the Akademi för de Fria Konsterna in Stockholm. During his stay in France from 1924 to 1933 he was much taken with modern statuary, notably that of Charles Despiau and Aristide Maillol.

Grate initially sculpted full-figured female nudes in keeping

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