If you had the ability and years of training to take a block of wood or stone and turn it into a sublime piece of art, you too could have been employed by the church, the royal court or by a monied patron. Talented sculptors were usually in high demand and one could count on regular and continuing employment if one had the skill and techniques required. Here are many who did.

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John Eckstein the Elder

a German-born sculptor, engraver and painter who worked briefly in London before establishing himself in his homeland and then in America. He is not to be confused with his son, also known as John, a painter who worked in England and the West Indies. In 1805 he published the first part of The American Drawing Magazine, or, A Complete System of Drawing, descr...
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Josef Otto Entres

aka: Joseph
1804, Mar 131870, May 14
a German sculptor and painter. There is very little information available about the details of his life. Entres was born in Fürth, and studied sculpture in Munich after July 1822, where he was a student of Konrad Eberhard. He died in Munich, where he lived at Herbststraße and at "Salzstraße" around 1850.
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Epiphanius Evesham

unknown1570-1634 caunknown
a British sculptor. Between 1600 and 1615, Evesham was living and working in Paris, creating monuments for major figures, including one of the Archbishop of Sens, for the cathedral of Notre-Dame. His many English works include monuments to the poet John Owen, which was in the old St Paul's Cathedral, destroyed in the Great Fire of London.
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