Dannecker, Johann Heinrich von

Dannecker, Johann Heinrich von

Dannecker, Johann Heinrich von (yōˈhän hīnˈrĭkh fən dänˈĕkər), 1758–1841, German sculptor. He studied with Pajou in Paris and with Canova in Rome. His art shows a revival of classical influence, as well as moderate naturalism. Among his statues are Sappho, Psyche, and Ariadne on a Panther. He made busts of many noted contemporaries, including Metternich and Schiller.
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