Famous Sculptors in History (Part 2)

Historical Events


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Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 307

  • 1861-09-10 Niels Hansen Jacobsen, Danish sculptor and ceramist (d. 1941)
  • 1861-10-04 Frederic Remington, US, artist/sculptor of American West
  • 1861-10-30 Antoine Bourdelle, French sculptor (d. 1929)
  • 1861-12-08 Aristide Maillol, France, painter/sculptor (Seated Woman)
  • 1863-05-24 George Grey Barnard, American sculptor (d. 1938)
  • 1864-06-20 Pier Pander, Dutch sculptor, born in Drachten, Friesland (d. 1919)
  • 1865-12-16 Victor Rousseau, Belgian sculptor
  • 1866-06-13 Lambertus Zijl, sculptor (Trade scholarship)
  • 1866-08-30 Georges Minne, Flemish sculptor
  • 1867-03-25 John Gutzon Borglum, sculptor (Mt Rushmore)
  • 1867-07-08 Kathe Kollwitz, Germany, print maker/sculptor (Bauernkrieg)
  • 1868-07-28 George Morren, Flemish painter/sculptor, born in Antwerp (d. 1941)
  • 1869-04-11 Gustav Vigeland, Norwegian sculptor (d. 1943)
  • 1870-01-11 Alexander Stirling Calder, American sculptor (d. 1945)
  • 1870-02-10 Fritz Klimsch, German sculptor/painter
  • 1872-03-25 Vito Pardo, Italian sculptor (Columbus monument in Argentina)
  • 1873-05-10 Carl J Eldh, Swedish sculptor
  • 1874-07-10 Sergey Konenkov, Russian sculptor (d. 1971)
  • 1875-06-23 Carl Milles, Uppsala Sweden, fountain sculptor (Wedding of Rivers)
  • 1876-01-01 Johan C Altorf, sculptor (October 3rd monument)
  • 1876-02-21 Constantin Brancusi, Romanian/French sculptor (Princesse X)
  • 1876-11-05 Raymond Duchamp-Villon, cubist sculptor (Head of Baudeaire)
  • 1878-09-16 Karl Albiker, German sculptor (German Art, female nudes)
  • 1879-04-11 Leendert Round, Dutch sculptor (entrance Rotterdam Zoo)
  • 1879-04-19 Richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz)
  • 1880-11-10 Jacob Epstein, sculptor (Adam, Jacob & the Angel)
  • 1881-01-04 Wilhelm Lehmbruck, German painter/poet/sculptor (Seated Youth)
  • 1882-02-22 Eric Gill, England, sculptor/engraver/typographer (Perpetua)
  • 1882-03-19 Gaston Lachaise, US sculptor (Standing Woman)
  • 1882-05-13 Georges Braque, Argenteuil, Val-d'Oise, French cubist painter and sculptor (Bike)
  • 1882-08-02 Rik Wouters, Belgian painter/sculptor (Virgin Doll)
  • 1882-08-18 Eugeen Calleen, Flemish sculptor
  • 1883-03-30 Jo Davidson, US, sculptor (Woodrow Wilson, Walt Whitman)
  • 1883-08-15 Ivan Meštrović, Croatian sculptor (d. 1962)
  • 1884-02-26 Hildo Krop, Dutch modernistic sculptor
  • 1884-05-28 Theo(door) van Reijn, Dutch sculptor/lithographer
  • 1884-07-12 Amedeo Modigliani, Italy, painter/sculptor (Reclining Nude)
  • 1884-10-16 Rembrandt Bugatti, Italian sculptor (d. 1916)
  • 1885-07-11 Roger de la Fresnaye, French sculptor/painter
  • 1885-09-05 John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (National monument on the Dam)
  • 1885-11-06 Emiel Poetou, Flemish sculptor
  • 1886-01-18 Antoine Pevsner, French sculptor
  • 1887-02-28 William Zorach, Lithuania, US sculptor (Spirit of the Dance)
  • 1887-03-14 George Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter
  • 1887-03-21 Edwin Scharff, German "entartet" painter/sculptor
  • 1887-03-30 Albert P Termote, Flemish/Dutch sculptor (Charles the Great)
  • 1887-05-30 Alexander Archipenko, Ukraine sculptor/lithographer

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1887-07-28 Marcel Duchamp, French sculptor and painter (Nude Descending a Staircase), born in Blainville-Crevon, France (d. 1968)

Painter and Sculptor Marcel Duchamp
Painter and Sculptor
Marcel Duchamp
  • 1887-09-15 Jean/Hans Arp, French/Swiss sculptor, artist and poet
  • 1887-09-16 Hans/Jean Arp, French/Swiss painter/poet/sculptor

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1887-11-15 Georgia O'Keeffe, American sculptor/painter (Cow's Skull), born in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin (d. 1986)

Painter and Sculptor Georgia O’Keeffe
Painter and Sculptor
Georgia O’Keeffe
  • 1888-01-23 Gilbert Ledward, British sculptor
  • 1888-03-18 Joseph Csaky, Hungarian/French sculptor
  • 1888-08-13 Gleb W. Derujinsky, Russian-American sculptor (d. 1975)
  • 1888-09-04 Oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor
  • 1889-01-19 Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Davos Switzerland, painter, sculptor and dancer
  • 1889-06-27 Alfred Courtens, Belgian sculptor
  • 1889-10-14 Jean Canneel, Flemish sculptor
  • 1890-05-26 Kurt Edzard, German sculptor (nudes/portraits)
  • 1890-07-14 Ossip Zadkine, [Zadkin], Russ/French sculptor (Destroyed City)
  • 1890-08-05 Naum Gabo, [Pevsner], Russian/US sculptor (Stillife Flower)
  • 1890-08-11 Erich Wichman, Dutch fascist painter/sculptor
  • 1891-04-02 Max Ernst, Germany, painter/sculptor (founded surrealism)
  • 1891-08-22 Jacques Lipchitz, Polish/French/US painter/cubist sculptor
  • 1892-02-29 Augusta Savage (Fells), Green Cove Springs Florida, African-American sculptor and equal rights advocate
  • 1892-09-15 Silpa Bhirasri, Italian sculptor (d. 1962)
  • 1893-04-08 Henri Puvrez, Belgian sculptor (Sereniteit)
  • 1893-04-20 Joan Miró, Spanish painter and sculptor (d. 1983)
  • 1894-04-10 Ben Nicholson, English painter/sculptor (Circle)
  • 1894-08-17 Johan Polet, Dutch sculptor
  • 1894-08-28 Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor (Iron Tower)
  • 1895-07-20 László Moholy-Nagy, Hungarian painter, photographer, and sculptor (d. 1946)
  • 1895-11-11 Beulah Ecton Woodard, US sculptor
  • 1896-12-15 Paul R Citroen, Dutch sculptor
  • 1897-01-21 René Iché, French sculptor (d. 1954)
  • 1897-03-24 Charles Eyck, Dutch painter/sculptor
  • 1897-04-19 Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, sculptor/art benefactor
  • 1897-12-04 Mari Andriessen, Dutch sculptor (Dock Worker)
  • 1898-07-22 Alexander Calder, sculptor (mobiles, stabiles), born in Lawnton, Pennsylvania (d. 1976)
  • 1898-07-30 Henry Moore, England, sculptor (Vertebrae)
  • 1898-08-08 Paul Belmondo, French sculptor (Bathing Woman, Orleans)
  • 1899-05-08 Jan F van Hall, Dutch sculptor/resistance fighter
  • 1899-09-23 Louise Nevelson, Kiev, Russia, sculptor (Sky Cathedral)
  • 1900-03-01 Edna Swithenbank Manley, Jamaican sculptor, wife of PM
  • 1900-07-19 Arno Breker, German sculptor (3rd Reich sculptor
  • 1900-11-14 Clara Fasano, sculptor
  • 1900-12-15 Francesco Messina, sculptor
  • 1901-02-27 Marino Marini, Italian sculptor/painter
  • 1901-07-31 Jean Debuffet, French painter/sculptor (Landscape with 2 Personages)
  • 1901-10-10 Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor
  • 1902-05-12 Heinrich Kirchner, German sculptor (d. 1984)
  • 1903-01-10 Barbara Hepworth, English abstract sculptor/actress (Rescued by Rover)
  • 1903-02-03 Walter Linck, Swiss sculptor
  • 1904-01-18 Henri-Georges Adam, French etcher/painter/sculptor (Grand Nude)
  • 1904-07-27 Agnes Yarnall, sculptor, artist, author laa, 1987
  • 1904-11-17 Isamu Noguchi, sculptor (1963 Fine Arts Medal)
  • 1906-01-06 Jaap Wagemaker, [Adrian B], Dutch sculptor
  • 1906-01-18 Hans Aeschbacher, Swiss sculptor (Venus de Six-Tours)
  • 1907-01-05 Willi Soukop, sculptor and member of Royal Academy of Arts
  • 1907-02-16 Henri van Albada, Belgian sculptor (Charles V)

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 200 of 241


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1919-12-03 Pierre A Renoir, French painter/sculptor, dies at 78

Painter & Sculptor Pierre Auguste Renoir
Painter & Sculptor
Pierre Auguste Renoir
  • 1920-01-25 Amadeo Modigliani, Italian sculptor/painter, dies at 35
  • 1920-07-05 Max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor, dies at 63
  • 1921-01-18 Adolf von Hildebrand, German sculptor, dies at 73
  • 1921-11-12 Fernand Khnopff, Belgian painter/sculptor, dies at 63
  • 1925-11-27 Roger de la Fresnaye, French sculptor/painter, dies
  • 1928-03-31 Medardo Rosso, Italian sculptor (portraits), dies at 69
  • 1929-01-02 Erich Wichman[n], Dutch fascist painter/sculptor, dies at 38
  • 1929-10-01 Antoine Bourdelle, French sculptor (b. 1861)
  • 1932-11-19 Marie MJ Poupelet, French sculptor/poster artist, dies
  • 1932-11-21 Vito Pardo, Italian sculptor (Columbus monument Argentina), dies
  • 1938-04-24 George Grey Barnard, American sculptor (b. 1863)
  • 1939-07-20 Joseph Mendes da Costa, sculptor, dies
  • 1940-11-17 Eric Gill, British sculptor (b. 1882)
  • 1941-03-06 John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum, sculptor (Mount Rushmore), dies at 73
  • 1941-11-21 George Morren, Flemish painter/sculptor, dies at 73
  • 1941-11-26 Niels Hansen Jacobsen, Danish sculptor and ceramist (b. 1861)
  • 1942-12-21 Leendert Round, sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63
  • 1943-03-12 Gustav Vigeland, Norwegian sculptor (b. 1869)
  • 1943-04-04 Oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor, dies at 54
  • 1944-06-10 Johan Limpers, sculptor/resistance fighter, executed at 28
  • 1944-09-27 Aristide Maillol, Fr sculptor/graphic artist, dies in car crash at 82
  • 1944-10-05 Joseph B "Aristide" Maillol, French sculptor/graphic artist, dies
  • 1947-01-09 Lambertus Zijl, sculptor (Merchant Exchange-Amsterdam), dies at 80
  • 1954-01-26 Carl J Eldh, Swedish sculptor, dies at 80
  • 1954-03-17 Victor Rousseau, Belgian sculptor, dies at 88
  • 1954-08-06 Theo[by] Van Reijn, sculptor/drawer/lithograph, dies at 70 [or 8/10]

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1954-11-03 Henri E B Matisse, French painter/sculptor (Dance II), dies at 84

Impressionist Painter Henri Matisse
Impressionist Painter
Henri Matisse
  • 1954-12-23 René Iché, French sculptor (b. 1897)
  • 1955-07-13 Beulah Ecton Woodard, US sculptor, dies at 59
  • 1955-12-11 Johan C Altorf, sculptor (October 3 Monument), dies at 79
  • 1956-01-12 John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70
  • 1957-03-16 Constantin Brancusi, Romanian sculptor (b. 1876)
  • 1959-08-19 Jacob Epstein, US/English sculptor/painter, dies at 78
  • 1960-03-30 Fritz Klimsch, German sculptor/painter, dies at 90
  • 1961-02-26 Karl Albiker, German sculptor (Problem of the Plastic), dies at 83
  • 1961-12-17 Marion Perkins, sculptor (Man of Sorrow), dies at 53
  • 1962-01-16 Ivan Meštrović, Croatian sculptor (b. 1883)
  • 1962-03-26 Augusta Savage, African-American sculptor and equal rights advocate dies at 72
  • 1962-06-06 Yves Klein, French sculptor/painter, dies at 34
  • 1963-09-01 Jean Canneel, Flemish sculptor, dies at 73
  • 1964-02-24 Alexander Archipenko, Ukr sculptor/water colors painter, dies at 76
  • 1964-02-25 Alexander Archipenko, sculptor, dies
  • 1964-10-06 Richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz), dies at 85
  • 1965-05-23 David Smith, sculptor, dies
  • 1965-10-06 Georges Vandertongerloo, Flemish sculptor/painter, dies at 78
  • 1966-01-11 Albert Giacometti, Swiss/French painter/sculptor, dies at 64
  • 1966-04-08 George Creten, Belgian sculptor/painter, dies at 79
  • 1966-06-07 Hans/Jean Arp, French/Swiss painter/poet/sculptor, dies at 78
  • 1966-07-21 Eugeen Calleen, Flemish sculptor, dies at 83
  • 1967-08-27 Henri-Georges Adam, French painter/cartoonist/sculptor, dies at 63
  • 1967-11-25 Ossip Zadkine, [Zadkin], Russ sculptor (Destroyed City), dies at 77
  • 1967-12-19 Alfred Courtens, Belgian sculptor, dies at 78
  • 1968-08-21 Vladimir Boudnik, Czech sculptor, commits suicide at about 45

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1968-10-02 Marcel Duchamp, French painter and sculptor (Nude Descending a Staircase), dies at 81

Painter and Sculptor Marcel Duchamp
Painter and Sculptor
Marcel Duchamp
  • 1970-05-29 Eve Hesse, German born Jewish American sculptor dies of a brain tumour aged 34
  • 1970-07-21 Mikhail Gerasimov, Russian anthropologist and sculptor (b. 1907)
  • 1970-08-20 Hildo Krop, modernistic sculptor, dies at 86
  • 1971-05-04 Joseph Csaky, Hungarian/French sculptor, dies at 83
  • 1971-06-28 Henri Puvrez, Belgian sculptor (Serenity), dies at 78
  • 1971-12-09 Sergey Konenkov, Russian sculptor (b. 1874)
  • 1972-01-28 Adriaan B "Jaap" Wagemaker, Dutch sculptor, dies at 66
  • 1972-10-22 Kurt Edzard, German sculptor (nudist/portraits), dies
  • 1973-05-26 Jacques Lipchitz, US cubist sculptor, dies at 81
  • 1973-05-28 Jacques Lipchitz, Polish/French/US art critic sculptor, dies at 81
  • 1974-01-06 David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexican sculptor/muralist, dies at 77
  • 1974-03-08 Christian van Geel, Dutch poet/sculptor (Spinroc), dies at 56
  • 1975-01-03 Walter Linck, Swiss sculptor, dies at 71
  • 1975-03-09 Gleb W. Derujinsky, Russian-American sculptor (b. 1888)
  • 1975-03-13 Ruth Schaumann, German author/painter/sculptor, dies at 75
  • 1975-05-20 Dame Barbara Hepworth, English sculptor, dies in fire at 72
  • 1975-08-28 Fritz Wotruba, Austrian sculptor (b. 1907)
  • 1976-04-01 Max Ernst, German/French surrealist painter/sculptor, dies at 85
  • 1976-11-11 Alexander Calder, American sculptor (mobiles), dies at 78
  • 1979-02-06 Alain Teister, Dutch sculptor/writer, dies at 47
  • 1979-12-07 Mari Andriessen, sculptor (Docker), Amsterdam, dies at 82
  • 1979-12-25 Jordi Bonet, Quebec muralist and sculptor (b. 1932)
  • 1980-12-26 Tony Smith, American sculptor (b. 1912)
  • 1982-01-01 Paul Belmondo, French sculptor (Bathing Woman, Orleans), dies at 83
  • 1982-02-06 Ben Nicholson, England, painter/sculptor (Circle), dies at 87
  • 1982-07-16 Leendert Braat, sculptor/writer (White World), dies
  • 1983-03-13 Paul R Citroen, Dutch sculptor, dies at 86
  • 1984-03-03 Heinrich Kirchner, German sculptor, dies at 81
  • 1985-05-12 Jean Debuffet, French painter/sculptor, dies

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1986-03-06 Georgia O'Keeffe, American sculptor/painter (Flowers), dies at 98

Painter and Sculptor Georgia O’Keeffe
Painter and Sculptor
Georgia O’Keeffe
  • 1986-07-28 Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor (Iron Tower), dies at 91
  • 1986-08-31 Henry Moore, English sculptor/cartoonist, dies at 88
  • 1986-12-04 Reuben Nakian, US sculptor, dies at 89
  • 1988-04-17 Louise Nevelson, sculptor, dies of brain tumor at 88
  • 1991-02-14 Arno Breker, German sculptor (Third Reich), dies at 90
  • 1991-06-09 Charles Loloma, painter/sculptor, dies
  • 1991-08-30 Hans Koetsier, sculptor artist (KLM-Schiphol), dies
  • 1991-08-30 Jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (moving objects), dies
  • 1992-05-10 Liesbeth Saijers, sculptor, dies
  • 1992-05-13 F. E. McWilliam, Northern Irish sculptor (b. 1909)
  • 1993-01-26 Robert Jacobsen, Danish sculptor (large iron sculptures), dies at 80
  • 1993-03-24 Peter Roovers, Dutch sculptor/teacher (war monuments), dies at 90
  • 1993-04-16 John P W Meefout, sculptor (Laying wife), dies at 77
  • 1993-04-18 Dame Elisabeth Frink, English sculptor and printmaker dies of cancer aged 62
  • 1993-09-01 Hew Lorimer, British sculptor, dies at 86

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