May 21, 1826|
March 30, 1887 60) (aged|
|Known for||sculpture, engraving, art theory|
Karl Storck was born on in Hanau, Grand Duchy of Hesse. Having been trained and working for a time as an engraver, he became sculptor only later. He studied in Paris, from where he was driven out by the French Revolution of 1848. He settled in Bucharest in 1849, and spent the years 1856-1857 in Munich where he trained as sculptor. In 1865 he became the first professor of sculpture at the Fine Arts Academy in Bucharest, becoming the most prominent figure and main developer in this early period of modern Romanian sculpture
List of works
- Domniţa Bălaşa, Spătarul Mihail Cantacuzino
- Statue of Carol Davila
- Bust of Grigore III Ghica of Moldavia, in Iași
- Minerva încununând artele și știința
- The iconostasis of Viforata Monastery (15th century)
- Bas-reliefs on the facade of the University of Bucharest (destroyed by the Allied bombing of Bucharest)
- Facade and interior of the Şuţu Palace
- Jane Turner (1996). The Dictionary of Art. Grove's Dictionaries. ISBN 9781884446009.
- Eugene K. Keefe (1972). Area Handbook for Romania. U.S. Gov. Print. Off.
- Constantin Daicoviciu (1966). Romania: Geography, History, Economy, Culture: Geography, History, Economy, Culture. Meridiane Pub. House.
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- (German) Bildhauerei
- Marin Mihalache, Sculptorii Storck ("The Storck Sculptors"), Editura Meridiane, Bucharest, 1975, LCCN: 75409215, LC: NB933.S83 M54