Sculptors in History (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 310

  • 1860-04-29 Lorado Taft, American sculptor (Black Hawk), born in Elmwood, Illinois (d. 1936)
  • 1861-09-10 Niels Hansen Jacobsen, Danish sculptor and ceramist (Trold, der vejrer kristenblod), born in Vejen, Denmark (d. 1941)
  • 1861-10-04 Frederic Remington, American artist and sculptor of American West, born in Canton, New York (d. 1909)
  • 1861-10-30 Antoine Bourdelle, French sculptor, born in Montauban, Tarn-et-Garonne, France (d. 1929)
  • 1861-12-08 Aristide Maillol, French painter and sculptor (Seated Woman), born in Banyuls-sur-Mer, Roussillon, France (d. 1944)
  • 1863-05-24 George Grey Barnard, American sculptor, born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania (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, Dutch sculptor (Trade scholarship), born in Kralingen, Netherlands (d. 1947)
  • 1866-08-30 Georges Minne, Belgian sculptor, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1941)
  • 1867-03-25 John Gutzon Borglum, American sculptor (Mt Rushmore), born in St. Charles, Idaho Territory (d. 1941)
  • 1867-07-08 Kathe Kollwitz, German print maker/sculptor (Bauernkrieg)
  • 1868-07-28 George Morren, Flemish painter and sculptor, born in Antwerp (d. 1941)
  • 1869-04-11 Gustav Vigeland, Norwegian sculptor, born in Mandal, Norway (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, born in Verkhniye Karakovichi, Russia (d. 1971)
  • 1875-01-09 Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, American sculptor and art patron (founder of the Whitney Museum of American Art NYC), born in NYC, New York (d. 1942)
  • 1875-06-23 Carl Milles, Uppsala Sweden, fountain sculptor (Wedding of Rivers)
  • 1876-01-01 Johan C Altorf, sculptor (October 3rd monument)
  • 1876-02-19 Constantin Brancusi, Romanian French sculptor (Princesse X), born in Hobita (d. 1957)
  • 1876-11-05 Raymond Duchamp-Villon, French cubist sculptor (Head of Baudeaire), born in Damville, Eure, France (d. 1918)
  • 1878-09-16 Karl Albiker, German sculptor (German Art, female nudes), born in Ühlingen-Birkendorf, Germany (d. 1961)
  • 1879-04-11 Leendert Round, Dutch sculptor (entrance Rotterdam Zoo)
  • 1879-04-19 Richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz), born in Chemnitz, Germany (d. 1964)
  • 1880-11-10 Jacob Epstein, American-English sculptor (Adam, Jacob & the Angel), born in NYC, New York (d. 1959)
  • 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, American sculptor (Standing Woman), born in Paris, France (d. 1935)
  • 1882-05-13 Georges Braque, French cubist painter and sculptor (My bicycle) who helped develop Cubism with Pablo Picasso, born in Argenteuil, Val-d'Oise (d. 1963)
  • 1882-08-02 Rik Wouters, Belgian painter and sculptor (Virgin Doll), born in Mechelen, Belgium (d. 1916)
  • 1882-08-18 Eugeen Calleen, Flemish sculptor
  • 1883-03-30 Jo Davidson, American sculptor (Woodrow Wilson, Walt Whitman)
  • 1883-08-15 Ivan Meštrović, Croatian sculptor and architect, born in Vrpolje, Croatia (d. 1962)
  • 1884-02-26 Hildo Krop, Dutch modernistic sculptor
  • 1884-05-28 Theo van Reijn, Dutch sculptor and lithographer, born in Breda, Netherlands (d. 1954)
  • 1884-07-12 Amedeo Modigliani, Italian painter and sculptor (Reclining Nude), born in Livorno, Tuscany, Italy (d. 1920)
  • 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), born in Amsterdam (d. 1956)
  • 1885-11-06 Emiel Poetou, Flemish sculptor, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1975)
  • 1886-01-18 Antoine Pevsner, French sculptor
  • 1887-02-28 William Zorach, Lithuanian-American sculptor (Spirit of the Dance), born in Jurbarkas, Lithuania, Russian Empire (d. 1966)
  • 1887-03-14 George Creten, Belgian sculptor and painter, born in Saint-Gilles, Belgium (d. 1966)
  • 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, Ukrainian-American sculptor and lithographer, born in Kyiv, Russian Empire (d. 1964)

Person of interestMarcel Duchamp

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
  • 1887-09-16 Jean Arp [Hans Arp], French-Swiss sculptor, artist and poet, born in Strassburg, Germany (d. 1966)

Person of interestGeorgia O’Keeffe

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, English sculptor, born in Chelsea, London (d. 1960)
  • 1888-03-18 Joseph Csaky, Hungarian/French sculptor
  • 1888-08-13 Gleb W. Derujinsky, Russian-American sculptor, born in Smolensk, Russia (d. 1975)
  • 1888-09-04 Oskar Schlemmer, German painter, sculptor and choreographer (Triadisches Ballett), born in Stuttgart, German Empire (d. 1943)
  • 1889-01-19 Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Davos Switzerland, painter, sculptor and dancer
  • 1889-06-27 Alfred Courtens, Belgian sculptor, born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1967)
  • 1889-10-14 Jean Canneel, Flemish sculptor, born in Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, Brussels, Belgium (d. 1963)
  • 1890-05-26 Kurt Edzard, German sculptor (nudes/portraits), born in Bremen, Germany (d. 1972)
  • 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, German-French surrealist painter and sculptor (founded surrealism), born in Brühl, German Empire (d. 1976)
  • 1891-08-22 Jacques Lipchitz, Polish-French-American painter and cubist sculptor, born in Druskininkai, Lithuania (d. 1973)
  • 1892-02-29 Augusta Savage (Fells), African-American sculptor and equal rights advocate, born in Green Cove Springs, Florida (1962)
  • 1892-09-15 Silpa Bhirasri [Corrado Feroci], Italian-Thai sculptor, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1962)
  • 1893-04-08 Henri Puvrez, Belgian sculptor (Sereniteit)
  • 1893-04-20 Joan Miró, Spanish painter and sculptor, born in Barcelona (d. 1983)
  • 1894-04-10 Ben Nicholson, English painter and sculptor (Circle), born in Denham, Buckinghamshire, England (d. 1982)
  • 1894-08-17 Johan Polet, Dutch sculptor
  • 1894-08-28 Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter and sculptor (Iron Tower) (d. 1986)
  • 1895-07-20 László Moholy-Nagy, Hungarian painter, photographer, and sculptor (d. 1946)
  • 1895-11-11 Beulah Ecton Woodard, African-American sculptor, born in Frankfort, Ohio (d. 1955)
  • 1896-12-05 Lady Huxley [Marie Juliette Baillot], Swiss sculptor and author, born in Auvernier, Switzerland (d. 1994)
  • 1896-12-15 Paul Citroen, Dutch sculptor, born in Berlin (d. 1983)
  • 1897-01-21 René Iché, French sculptor (d. 1954)
  • 1897-03-24 Charles Eyck, Dutch painter/sculptor
  • 1897-12-04 Mari Andriessen, Dutch sculptor (Dock Worker), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1979)

Person of interestAlexander Calder

1898-07-22 Alexander Calder, American sculptor (mobiles, stabiles), born in Lawnton, Pennsylvania (d. 1976)

  • 1898-07-30 Henry Moore, English artist and sculptor (known for Three Piece Sculpture: Vertebrae), born in Castleford (d. 1986)
  • 1898-08-08 Paul Belmondo, French sculptor (Bathing Woman, Orleans)
  • 1899-05-08 Jan F van Hall, Dutch sculptor/resistance fighter
  • 1899-08-24 Ruth Schaumann, German painter, writer and sculptor (Rose, Black King), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1975)
  • 1899-09-23 Louise Nevelson, sculptor (Sky Cathedral), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • 1900-03-01 Edna Swithenbank Manley, Jamaican sculptor, wife of PM
  • 1900-07-19 Arno Breker, German architect and sculptor (Third Reich), born in Elberfeld, German Empire (d. 1991)
  • 1900-11-14 Clara Fasano, sculptor
  • 1900-12-15 Francesco Messina, Italian sculptor, born in Linguaglossa, Italy (d. 1995)
  • 1901-02-27 Marino Marini, Italian sculptor/painter
  • 1901-07-31 Jean Debuffet, French painter and sculptor (Landscape with 2 Personages), born in Le Havre, France (d. 1985)
  • 1901-10-10 Alberto Giacometti, Swiss-French painter and sculptor, born in Borgonovo, Stampa, Graubünden, Switzerland (d. 1966)
  • 1902-05-12 Heinrich Kirchner, German sculptor (d. 1984)
  • 1903-01-10 Barbara Hepworth, British abstract sculptor & actress (Rescued by Rover), born in Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire (d. 1975)
  • 1903-02-03 Walter Linck, Swiss sculptor
  • 1904-01-18 Henri-Georges Adam, French engraver & sculptor (Grand Nude), born in Paris, France (d. 1967)
  • 1904-07-02 Gerarda Rueter, Dutch sculptor, born in Amsterdam (d. 1993)
  • 1904-11-17 Isamu Noguchi, Japanese American sculptor (1963 Fine Arts Medal, Noguchi table), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1988)
  • 1906-01-06 Jaap Wagemaker, Dutch sculptor, born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1972)
  • 1906-01-18 Hans Aeschbacher, Swiss sculptor (Venus de Six-Tours), born in Switzerland (d. 1980)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 101 - 200 of 275

  • 1907-08-03 August Saint-Gaudens, Irish/US sculptor (Mrs Henry Adams), dies at 59
  • 1908-02-21 Harriet Hosmer, American neoclassical sculptor, dies at 77
  • 1909-12-26 Frederic Remington, American artist and sculptor of American West, dies at 48
  • 1911-12-11 Thomas Ball, American sculptor, painter and musician, dies at 92
  • 1915-06-05 Brzeska, sculptor, dies
  • 1915-09-27 Kaspar C E Ritter von Zumbusch, German/Austrian sculptor, dies at 84
  • 1916-01-08 Rembrandt Bugatti, Italian sculptor (b. 1884)
  • 1916-07-11 Rik Wouters, Belgian painter and sculptor (Doll Virgin), dies at 33
  • 1917-09-27 Edgar Degas, French impressionist painter, sculptor and artist (The Bellelli Family), dies at 83

Person of interestAuguste Rodin

1917-11-17 Auguste Rodin, French sculptor (Baiser, Thinker), dies at 77

Sculptor Auguste Rodin
Sculptor
Auguste Rodin
  • 1919-02-06 Friedrich Wulhelm Mengelberg, German sculptor, dies at 81
  • 1919-09-06 Pier Pander, Dutch sculptor, dies at 55

Person of interestPierre Auguste Renoir

1919-12-03 Pierre Auguste Renoir, French Impressionist painter and sculptor (Bal du moulin de la Galette, Luncheon of the Boating Party), dies at 78

Painter & Sculptor Pierre Auguste Renoir
Painter & Sculptor
Pierre Auguste Renoir
  • 1920-01-25 Amedeo Modigliani, Italian painter and sculptor (Reclining Nude), 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 and 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 Wichmann, Dutch fascist painter & sculptor, dies at 38
  • 1929-10-01 Antoine Bourdelle, French sculptor, dies at 67
  • 1931-10-07 Daniel Chester French, American sculptor (Minute Man), dies at 81
  • 1932-11-19 Marie MJ Poupelet, French sculptor/poster artist, dies
  • 1932-11-21 Vito Pardo, Italian sculptor (Columbus monument Argentina), dies
  • 1933-05-25 James E. Kelly, American sculptor "Sculptor of American History", dies at 77
  • 1936-10-30 Lorado Taft, American sculptor (Black Hawk), dies at 76
  • 1938-04-24 George Grey Barnard, American sculptor, dies at 74
  • 1939-07-20 Joseph Mendes da Costa, sculptor, dies
  • 1940-11-17 Eric Gill, British sculptor (b. 1882)
  • 1941-03-06 John Gutzon Borglum, American 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 (Trold, der vejrer kristenblod), dies at 80
  • 1942-04-18 Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, American sculptor & art patron (founder of the Whitney Museum of American Art NYC), dies at 67
  • 1942-12-21 Leendert Round, Dutch sculptor (Giraffen, Blijdorp), dies at 63
  • 1943-03-12 Gustav Vigeland, Norwegian sculptor, dies at 73
  • 1943-04-04 Oskar Schlemmer, German painter, sculptor and choreographer (Triadisches Ballett), dies at 54
  • 1944-06-10 Johan Limpers, Dutch sculptor and resistance fighter, executed at 28
  • 1944-09-27 Aristide Maillol, French painter and sculptor (Seated Woman), dies in car crash at 82
  • 1947-01-09 Lambertus Zijl, Dutch 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 Van Reijn, Dutch sculptor and lithograph, dies at 70

Person of interestHenri Matisse

1954-11-03 Henri Matisse, French painter and 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, African-American 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 French sculptor, dies at 81
  • 1959-08-19 Jacob Epstein, American-English sculptor (Adam, Jacob & the Angel), 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 and architect, dies at 78
  • 1962-03-26 Augusta Savage, African-American sculptor and equal rights advocate dies at 72
  • 1962-06-06 Yves Klein, French sculptor and painter, dies at 34
  • 1963-08-31 Georges Braque, French cubist painter and sculptor (My bicycle) who helped develop Cubism with Pablo Picasso, dies at 81
  • 1963-09-01 Jean Canneel, Flemish sculptor, dies at 73
  • 1964-02-25 Alexander Archipenko, Ukrainian-American sculptor and water colors painter, dies at 76
  • 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 Alberto Giacometti, Swiss-French painter and sculptor, dies at 64
  • 1966-04-08 George Creten, Belgian sculptor and painter, dies at 79
  • 1966-06-07 Jean Arp [Hans Arp], French-Swiss sculptor, artist and poet, 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

Person of interestMarcel Duchamp

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, dies at 97
  • 1972-01-28 Adriaan B "Jaap" Wagemaker, Dutch sculptor, dies at 66
  • 1972-10-22 Kurt Edzard, German sculptor (nudist/portraits), dies at 82
  • 1973-05-26 Jacques Lipchitz, Polish-French-American painter and cubist 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, dies at 86
  • 1975-03-13 Ruth Schaumann, German author, painter and sculptor (Rose, Black King), 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 and sculptor (founded surrealism), dies at 85

Person of interestAlexander Calder

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, Dutch sculptor (Docker), 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, English painter & sculptor (Circle), dies at 87
  • 1982-07-16 Leendert Braat, sculptor/writer (White World), dies
  • 1983-03-13 Paul Citroen, Dutch sculptor, dies at 86
  • 1983-12-25 Joan Miro, Spanish painter and sculptor, dies at his home in Majorca at 90
  • 1984-03-03 Heinrich Kirchner, German sculptor, dies at 81
  • 1984-04-05 Robert Adams, English sculptor and designer, dies at 67
  • 1984-05-16 Wessel Couzijn, Dutch sculptor and cartoonist (Auschwitz-monument), dies at 71