Top 5 Famous Sculptors in the World

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Lorenzo Chiberti (1378 – 1455)

He was an Italian sculptor and metalworker whose notable works include the Gates of Paradise and the Florence Baptistery. Lorenzo Ghiberti was born in 1378 in Florence, Italy, and died in 1455 in the same city.

Lorenzo Chiberti
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Jacob Wpstein (1880)

Jacob was a British sculptor who was born in the United States in 1880 and later traveled to Europe and became a British citizen. He is well-known for his work on sculptures, paintings, and drawings. He shows his work to the general public.

Jacob Epstein
photo by George Charles Beresford

Auguste Rodin (1840 – 1917)

Rodin was a prominent French sculpting and drawing master who was born in Paris in 1840 and died in 1917. His birth name was Francois Auguste Rene Rodin. The Age of Bronze, The Walking Man, The Burghers of Calais, The Kiss, and The Thinker are among his notable works. Rodin was given the honorary title of ‘Legio d’Honneur.’

Auguste Rodin

Michelangelo (1475 – 1564)

Born in 1475 in Italy, he was regarded as the finest living Italian artist during his lifetime. Michelangelo is known for his sculpting, painting, architecture, and poetry, and his most famous works are David, Adam’s Creation, Pieta, and the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

Michelangelo
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Phidias (5th Century B.C)

From 480 BC to 430 BC, Phidias was a great Greek sculptor, painter, and architect. The Battle of Marathon, Athens Parthenos, Zeus Statue at Olympia (one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World), and Athena Parthenos are Phidias’ most famous works.

Phidias
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