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SCHADOW, Gottfried or Johann Gottfried (1764 - 1850), Sculptor, engraver, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SCHADOW, Gottfried or Johann Gottfried (1764 - 1850), Sculptor, engraver, draughtsman

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German, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 20 May 1764, in Berlin; died 27 January 1850, in Berlin.

Sculptor, engraver, draughtsman. Monuments.

Gottfried Schadow was a pupil of P. Tassaerts. He went to Rome in 1785 and worked there under the supervision of Trippels. In 1787, on returning to Berlin, he was the secretary of the academy. In 1816 he became its principal.

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