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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Adam Friedrich Oeser

a German etcher, painter and sculptor. In Dresden, he studied and created portraits and scenes for the Royal Opera, and mural paintings in Schloss Hubertusburg. In 1756 Count Heinrich von Bünau commissioned him to decorate the newly built Schloss Dahlen.
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Landolin Ohmacht

1760, Nov 111790s-18341834, Mar 31
a German sculptor. His principal works are: “The Judgment of Paris,” in the royal garden at Munich; the statue of Neptune at Münster, and that of Desaix between Kehl and Strasbourg; the mausoleum of the emperor Rudolph in the cathedral of Spa; the statue of Luther at Weissenburg, and that of “Venus leaving her Bath,” which is regarded as his masterp...
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Boris Orlovsky

1796, Oct 111820s-18371837, Dec 28
a Russian Neoclassical sculptor. Orlovsky's statues of Kutuzov and Barclay de Tolly in front of the Kazan Cathedral reveal a realistic undercurrent in his otherwise Neoclassical work, typified by the Angel on top of the Alexander Column at the Palace Square.
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Eugene Andre Oudine

aka: Eugène André Oudiné
1810, Jan 11831-18871887, Apr 12
a French sculptor and engraver of medals, he devoted himself from the beginning to the medallist's branch of sculpture, although he also excelled in monumental sculpture and portrait busts.
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