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Matte, Rebeca (1875 - 1929), sculptor

Carlos Lastarria Hermosilla

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Chilean sculptor. After studying at the Academia de Bellas Artes in Santiago she lived for many years in Europe, going to Paris in 1900 where she studied under Denys Puech and Paul Dubois (i) at the Académie Julian. She also studied with Giulio Monteverde in Rome, finally settling in a Renaissance mansion in Florence. Working in marble and bronze, she concentrated on the human figure, seeking to represent volume in a rigidly formal manner

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