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Pithoin, Quentin Claude

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 34 words.

French, 18th century, male.

Died 3 June 1777.

Sculptor (marble/wood), founder, gilder.

A son of Jean-Baptiste Pithoin I, he was a member of the Académie de St-Luc...

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Pisani, Giovanni

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 39 words.

Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Treviso.

Born 1742.

Sculptor.

Giovanni Pisani was the founder of a school of sculpture along with his brother...

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Soyer, A.

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art. 31 words.

French, 19th century, male.

Born in Paris; died after 1844.

Sculptor, founder.

This artist exhibited in Paris from 1822 to 1827. While in Rome he executed the Pop...

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Venier, Michelangiolo

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 40 words.

Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Venice.

Born c. 1706; died 1780.

Sculptor, founder.

Michelangiolo Venier made the bronze doors for the presbytery...

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Manvuisse, Laurent

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 59 words.

French, 17th century, male.

Active in Nancy during the second half of the 17th century.

Sculptor.

Laurent was the founder of the Manvuisse dynasty of wood...

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Baillairgé, Jean

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 49 words.

Canadian, 18th century, male.

Born 1726; died 1805, in Quebec.

Sculptor.

Jean Baillairgé was the founder of the Baillairgé family of sculptors and he is known to...

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Duca, Giacomo del

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 98 words.

Italian, 16th century, male.

Born c. 1520; died c. 1601, possibly in Messina (Sicily).

Sculptor, founder, architect.

Giacomo del Duca was the pupil of...

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Leroy, Christian

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 96 words.

Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 17 January 1931, in Charleroi.

Sculptor.

Christian Leroy studied at the Institut St-Luc in Brussels and at the Hoger Instituut...

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Cheere, Henry (Sir)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 116 words.

British, 18th century, male.

Active in London.

Born 1703; died 1781.

Sculptor, founder.

Sir Henry Cheere was a pupil of Schumakers. In 1755 he was a...

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Wurzelbauer, Hans or Johann

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 51 words.

German, 17th century, male.

Born 24 June 1595, in Nuremberg; died 23 January 1656, in Nuremberg.

Sculptor, founder.

Hans or Johann Wurzelbauer was the son and...

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David, Adolphe

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art. 57 words.

French, 19th century, male.

Born 1828, in Baugé (Maine-et-Loire); died 1895, in Paris.

Sculptor. Historical subjects.

Adolphe David studied under Jouffroy. A...

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Bisson, Yvette

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 63 words.

Canadian, 20th century, female.

Born 1926, in Montreal.

Sculptor.

Yvette Bisson graduated from the Montreal École des Beaux-Arts in 1947, and subsequently showed...

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Halou, Alfred Jean

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 121 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Born 20 June 1875, in Blois; died 1939, in Paris.

Sculptor. Figures. Monuments.

Alfred Jean Halou was a pupil of Rodin and a founder...

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Leopardi, Alessandro

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 86 words.

Italian, 15th – 16th century, male.

Born in Venice; died 1522 or 1523, in Venice.

Sculptor, founder, architect.

In 1492 Alessandro Leopardi finished the...

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Boriani, David

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 199 words.

Italian, 20th century, male.

Born 5 April 1936, in Milan.

Sculptor.

Lumino-Kinetic Art.

Gruppo T (Arte Programmata).

Boriani studied at the...

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Priver, Aharon

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 197 words.

Polish, 20th century, male.

Active in Palestine (later Israel) from 1922 and naturalised in Israel.

Born 1902, in Poland; died 1979.

Sculptor. Figures, nudes....

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Zanella, Siro

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 42 words.

Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Pavia.

Died c. 1724.

Sculptor, founder.

Siro Zanella cast the 78-feet (24-metre) high statue of St Charles Borromeonull...

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Schweigger, Georg or Georges

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 83 words.

German, 17th century, male.

Born 6 April 1613, in Nuremberg; died 13 June 1680, in Nuremberg.

Sculptor, founder. Statues.

Georg Schweigger was the son and pupil...

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Asselbergh, Cornelis

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 58 words.

Flemish School, 18th century, male.

Active at the end of the 18th century.

Born in Antwerp.

Sculptor.

Asselbergh studied at the arts academy in Antwerp,...

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Gonzate, Jacopo Filippo da

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 69 words.

Italian, 16th century, male.

Active in Parma (Emilia-Romagna).

Sculptor, founder.

The son of Filippo da Gonzate, Jacopo worked with him on the bronze statues of...

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