Lanteri, Edouard (1848-1917) by Scholes, Robert

Edouard Lanteri (1848 – 1917) He was born in Burgundy and studied music in Paris before turning to sculpture. In 1872 he left France and settled in London, producing portrait busts and ideal figures as well as sculptural groups. He became a professor at the National Art Training School, South Kensington, after Dalou, and was one of the more important teachers of sculpure. Among his pupils there were , , and F W Doyle-Jones. He is the author of and . He was important to the British modernists as representing everything that they opposed in sculpture. Albert Toft Derwent Wood Modeling and Sculpting Animals Modeling and Sculpting the Human Figure

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