Albert Weinert

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Albert Weinert American sculptor (June 13, 1863 - November 29, 1947)

Born in Leipzig, Germany, Weinert attended the Royal Academy there and then the École des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, Belgium. In 1886 he immigrated to the United States, settling first in San Francisco and then New York City.[1]

Work[edit]

He produced the granite dolphins carved on the spandrels behind the bronze groups by Perry 1898 [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Opitz, Glenn B., Mantle Fielding's Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors & Engravers, Apollo Books, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1988
  2. ^ Small, Herbert, The Library of Congress: The Architecture and Decoration, Classical America, WW Norton & Company, New York, 1982 p. 36
  3. ^ Nawrocki, Dennis Alan, Art in Detroit Public Places, Wayne State University Press, Detroit, Michigan, 1980 p. 27