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KÄNDLER, Johann Joachim (1706 - 1775), Sculptor, faïence painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KÄNDLER, Johann Joachim (1706 - 1775), Sculptor, faïence painter

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German, 18th century, male.

Born 1706, in Fischbach; died 18 May 1775, in Meissen.

Sculptor, faïence painter.

Kändler was a monumental mason and sculptor before becoming famous as a maker and painter of faïence. He worked mainly on tombs in the early part of his career.

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