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VIGELAND, Gustav, or Adolf Gustav (1869 - 1943), Sculptor, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
VIGELAND, Gustav, or Adolf Gustav (1869 - 1943), Sculptor, engraver

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Norwegian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 11 April 1869, in Mandal; died 12 March 1943, in Oslo.

Sculptor, engraver (wood). Monuments, groups, statues, busts.

Gustav Vigeland took his name from his maternal grandfather's farm at Sor Audnedal. While still young, he was apprenticed to the wood-carver and sculptor Christensen Fladmoe in Christiania (now Oslo) but when he was 17 his father died and he had

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