Adriaen de Vries
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Who is Adriaen de Vries?
Adriaen de Vries was a Northern Mannerist sculptor born in the Netherlands, whose international style crossed the threshold to the Baroque; he excelled in refined modelling and bronze casting and in the manipulation of patina and became the most famous European sculptor of his generation. He also excelled in draughtsmanship.
- also known as Врис, Адриан де
- born in (460 years ago) in The Hague
- nationality: Netherlands
- died in (390 years ago) in Prague
- written work: "Adriaen de Vries"
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by Joanna Banham
Until the Thirty Years' War Denmark's position as the only great cultural centre in Scandinavia was unrivalled, as witnessed by commissions such as the Polish artist Adriaen de Vries' bronze sculptures made for the fountain at Frederiksborg ...
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