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Nationality  German
Known for  sculpture
Name  August Kiss

August Kiss
Born  11 October 1802 (1802-10-11) Paprotzan, Province of Silesia
Died  March 24, 1865, Berlin, Germany

August Karl Eduard Kiss (October 11, 1802 – March 24, 1865) was a German sculptor.

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Kiss was born in Paprotzan (now Paprocany, part of Tychy in Poland) in Prussian Silesia. He studied at the Prussian Academy of Arts under Christian Rauch, Christian Friedrich Tieck, and Karl Friedrich Schinkel. His work was mostly executed in the Neo-Classical style and consisted largely of portraits and mythological and allegorical subjects. He died in Berlin.

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Kiss was responsible for two monuments in Breslau: On the west part of the Ring, stood a bronze equestrian statue of Frederick The Great (1842), and another equestrian statue of Prussian King Frederick Wilhelm III (1862).

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In 1889 the Fairmount Park Art Association (now the Association for Public Art) obtained a plaster of one of Kiss' best known works, The Amazon and in 1929 the work was cast in bronze and now stands in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

August Kiss KISSAugust AMAZON FIGHTING A PANTHER

Works

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  • Amazone zu Pferde (Kiss)

  • August Kiss August Ki Wikipdia

    References

    August Kiss Wikipedia


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