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1896 – Born in Missoula, Montana, Allan Clark became a sculptor whose figure work reflected his world-wide travels, especially in the Orient.          – Clark was a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters and the National Sculpture Society. 1923 – The biggest commission Clark received came when, at age 27, he ..

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1500 – Benvenuto Cellini, born on the 3rd of November in Florence. His father was an instrument maker and musician in the band of the Signoria. He was an Italian goldsmith, painter, sculptor, soldier and musician of the Renaissance. 1516 – At the age of 16, he was exiled from Florence following a brawl. He ..

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1914 – Lynn Russell Chadwick was born on the 24th of November in London.          – He attended the Merchant Taylor’s School in London and worked as an architectural 1940 – English artist Lynn Chadwick was one of a generation of British sculptors who benefited from the attention gained for the British art world ..

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1757 – Born on the 1st of November at Possagno, an obscure village situated amid the recesses of the hills of Asolo.   1780 – He arrived in Rome on the 28th day of December. It was here he was to perfect himself by a study of the most splendid relics of antiquity, and to ..

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5 BC – Callimachus was born.          – He was credited with work in both Athens and Corinth and was probably from one of the two cities.          – Callimachus is credited with the sculptures of Nikes on the frieze of the Temple of Athena Nike on the Propylaea of the Acropolis of ..

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1870 – Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on the 11th of January. Calder was the son of sculptor Alexander Milne Calder and the father of sculptor Alexander Calder.   1885 – Attended the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts where he studied under the renowned Thomas Eakins.   1890 – Calder moved to Paris where he studied ..

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1814 – He was born on the 24th of February in Leyden, Massachusetts. 1836-1839 – He began to paint portraits while still a boy, studied painting in Boston under Chester Harding, learned a little about modelling, and spent his summers working as a railroad engineer to earn enough to enable him to study further. 1842-1846 ..

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1847 – Brock was born in Worcester on the 1st of March.          – He attended the School of Design in Worcester and then undertook an apprenticeship in modelling at the Worcester Royal Porcelain Works. 1866 – He became a pupil of the sculptor John Henry Foley.          – He first came to ..

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1871 – Born on June 12th in Lithuania. The designer of the United States Lincoln Cent. 1907 – Brenner was commissioned to produce a plaque bearing the image of President Abraham Lincoln. 1908 – He was commissioned to design the Panama Canal service medal bearing the image of President Theodore Roosevelt. 1918 – Brenner’s initials ..

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1876 – He was born on the 19th day of February of this year in a village in Romania’s Carpathian Mountains, an area known for its rich tradition of folk crafts, particularly ornate woodcarving. 1889 – At 13, he went to Craiova where he worked at a grocery store for several years. When he was ..

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