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JAEGER, Ernst Gustav (<i>born</i> 1880), Sculptor, engraver, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JAEGER, Ernst Gustav (born 1880), Sculptor, engraver, illustrator

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German, 20th century, male.

Born 3 May 1880.

Sculptor, engraver, illustrator. Nudes, portraits, genre scenes, interiors with figures, landscapes with figures, animals. Busts.

Ernst Gustav Jaeger's sculpture includes young male nudes, busts and animals (monkeys, horses, bulls, stags, dogs). He was steeped in the study of prehistory and so fascinated by the excavations of sites in the Dordogne that he attempted a sculpture of 'Primeval Man',

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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