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Johannes Wiedewelt

Danish sculptor

Died when: 71 years 169 days (857 months)
Star Sign: Cancer

 

Johannes Wiedewelt

Johannes Wiedewelt (1 July 1731 – 17 December 1802), Danish neoclassical sculptor.He became a court sculptor, introducing neoclassical ideals to Denmark in the form of palace decorations, garden sculptures and artifacts and, especially, memorial monuments.

He was undoubtedly the best known Danish sculptor before Bertel Thorvaldsen.


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