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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Tussaud [née Grosholtz], Anna Maria [Marie] [known as Madame Tussaud] (bap. 1761, d. 1850), founder of a waxwork exhibition

Undine Concannon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Sculpture and Carving. 1349 words.

Tussaud [née Grosholtz], Anna Maria [Marie] [known as Madame Tussaud] (bap. 1761, d. 1850), founder of a waxwork exhibition, was probably born in Strasbourg (where she was baptized on 7...

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Le Sueur, Hubert (c. 1580–1658x68), sculptor

Charles Avery.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving. 2629 words.

Le Sueur, Hubert (c. 1580–1658x68), sculptor, was born in Paris, the third son of Pierre le Sueur (d. 1616), a master armourer, and his wife, Lucrèce le Long (d. 1620). He had several...

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Barnard, George Grey

Frederick C. Moffatt.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving. 1567 words.

Barnard, George Grey (24 May 1863–24 April 1938), sculptor, was born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, the son of Joseph H. Barnard, a Presbyterian minister, and Martha Gray Grubbe. Before his...

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Noguchi, Isamu

Deborah A. Goldberg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving. 2453 words.

Noguchi, Isamu (17 November 1904–30 December 1988), sculptor, was born out of wedlock in Los Angeles, California, the son of Yonejirō “Yone” Noguchi, a Japanese poet, and the American...

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Götz [Görtz; Grottes], Sebastian

Kai Budde.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving. 448 words.

(b Zizers, nr Chur, c. 1575; d after 1621).

German sculptor of Swiss birth. In 1589 he was commissioned by the ducal court in Munich to work on the Jesuit church of St Michael...

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Susini family

Warren Hearnden and Anthea Brook.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving. 1121 words.

Italian family of sculptors and bronze-founders. (1) Antonio Susini and his nephew (2) Francesco Susini were Florentine followers of Giambologna. In addition to their original works...

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Stanton family

John Physick.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving. 670 words.

English family of mason-sculptors.

(b 1610; d 1674).

He was the founder of the family yard, which was eventually established near St Andrew’s, Holborn, London....

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Bacon family

Julius Bryant.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving. 1074 words.

English family of sculptors.

(b London, Nov 24, 1740; d London, Aug 7, 1799).

The son of a cloth-worker, he was apprenticed in 1755 to Nicholas Crispe, a founder...

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Schreiber, Georg

Marjorie Trusted.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving. 217 words.

(fl Königsberg [now Kaliningrad], 1616–43).

German amber-carver. He was one of the first and most important artists to work in amber in post-Classical times. He was active in...

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Rinckleben, Paul

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art. 15 words.

German, 19th century, male.

Born c. 1842; died 13 September 1906, in Dresden.

Sculptor, founder.

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Bromig, J. L.

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 10 words.

German, 17th – 18th century, male.

Active in Nuremberg.

Sculptor, founder.

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Cennini, Damiano

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 13 words.

Italian, 17th century, male.

Activec.1650.

Sculptor, founder.

Son of Bartolomeo Cennini.

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Haerts, Jodocus

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 13 words.

Italian, 17th century, male.

Active in Rome.

Possibly a sculptor, possibly a founder.

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Aluigi, Mario d'

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 12 words.

Italian, 16th century, male.

Active in Perugia in 1568.

Sculptor, founder (bronze).

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Husum, Peter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 10 words.

Danish, 17th century, male.

Died 1619, in Copenhagen.

Sculptor, founder.

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La Rioja, Domingo

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; Renaissance Art. 13 words.

Spanish, 17th century, male.

Active in Madrid.

Died c. 1656.

Sculptor, founder (bronze).

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Girardon, François

François Souchal.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Sculpture and Carving. 2523 words.

(b Troyes, March 10, 1628; d Paris, Sept 1, 1715).

French sculptor and collector. He was the most eminent sculptor in France during the last three decades of the 17th century,...

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Lepy, Nicolas Adrien

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 19 words.

French, 18th century, male.

Active in Nancy.

Sculptor.

Nicolas Adrien Lepy was the founder of the artistic Lepy dynasty.

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Carabaglio, Juan Bautista

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 17th-Century Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 6 words.

Spanish, 16th century, male.

Sculptor, founder.

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Varin, Pierre

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 18th-Century Art. 22 words.

French, 18th century, male.

Died 29 November 1753, in Paris.

Sculptor, founder.

Varin sculpted the equestrian statue of Louis XIV in Bordeaux.

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