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HILDEBRAND, Adolf Ernest Robert (1847 - 1921), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HILDEBRAND, Adolf Ernest Robert (1847 - 1921), Sculptor

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 6 October 1847, in Marburg (Hesse); died 18 January 1921, in Munich.


Adolf Hildebrand's father was the famous economist Bruno Hildebrand. As a young boy, Adolf showed a lively interest in art, particularly sculpture. After studying with Kreling in Nuremberg and Zumbusch in Munich, he went to Italy in 1867 and again in 1872 to study the classical Italian

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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