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Cibber, Caius Gabriel (1630–1700), sculptor, was born in Flensborg, Schleswig-Holstein, the son of a cabinet-maker to Frederick III, the Danish king. When he was about seventeen he journeyed to Italy, where he was influenced particularly by the works of Michelangelo and Giambologna. He travelled to ...

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Colt [formerly Poultrain or Poutrain], Maximilian (fl. 1595–1645), sculptor, was born at Arras. After a stay in Utrecht he went to England, probably as a protestant refugee. He was in London by 1595 and Anglicized his surname (his former name, Poultrain or Poutrain...

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Gott, Joseph (1785–1860), sculptor, was born probably in London and was baptized on 11 December 1785 at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, the son of John Gott and his wife, Elizabeth, née Yarwood. He was apprenticed in London to the sculptor John Flaxman between 1798 and 1802 and entered the ...

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Gertrude Anna Bertha Hermes (1901–1983) self-portrait, 1949 © Simon Hughes-Stanton & Judith Russell; collection National Portrait Gallery, London