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List of Famous Sculptors

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List of famous sculptors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top sculptors in the world? This includes the most prominent sculptors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. Art fanatics will also enjoy famous land art artists and famous Italian Renaissance sculptures. This list of notable sculptors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic sculptors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned sculptors.

This list has a variety of people in it, from Michelangelo to Auguste Rodin. Featuring American sculptors, modern sculptors, foreign sculptors, and more, this list has it all! 

From reputable, prominent, and well known sculptors to the lesser known sculptors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the sculptor field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous sculptors ever?" and "What are the names of famous sculptors?" then you're in the right place. 

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  • Michelangelo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
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  • Leonardo da Vinci is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
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  • Donatello is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
    Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi (c. 1386 – 13 December 1466), better known as Donatello... more
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  • Gian Lorenzo Bernini is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
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  • Andy Warhol is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
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  • Auguste Rodin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
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  • Alexandros of Antioch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Sculptors

    Alexandros of Antioch

    Alexandros of Antioch (Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος) (2nd-1st century BC) was a Greek sculptor of the... more
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  • Praxiteles is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Sculptors

    Praxiteles

    Praxiteles (; Greek: Πραξιτέλης) of Athens, the son of Cephisodotus the Elder, was the most... more
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  • Sylvia Shaw Judson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Sculptors

    Sylvia Shaw Judson

    Sylvia Shaw Judson (1897-1978) was a professional sculptor who worked first in Chicago and... more
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  • Pablo Picasso is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
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  • Bertel Thorvaldsen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
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  • Antonio Canova is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Sculptors

    Antonio Canova

    Antonio Canova was an Italian sculptor from the Republic of Venice who became famous for his... more
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  • Gina Lollobrigida is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
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  • H. R. Giger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
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  • Constantin Brâncuși is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
    Constantin Brâncuși (Romanian: [konstanˈtin brɨŋˈkuʃʲ] (listen); February 19, 1876 – March 16,... more
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  • Lois Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
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  • Josh Blue is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
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  • El Greco is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
    Doménikos Theotokópoulos (Greek: Δομήνικος Θεοτοκόπουλος [ðoˈminikos θeotoˈkopulos]; October... more

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    #26 of 73 Famous Renaissance Artists, Ranked#1 of 35 Famous Mannerist Artists, Ranked

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  • Juan Gris is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
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  • Antoni Tàpies is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
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  • Fernando Botero is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
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  • Jean-Antoine Houdon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Sculptors

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    Jean-Antoine Houdon (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃n‿ɑ̃twan udɔ̃]) (25 March 1741 – 15 July 1828)... more
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  • Edgar Degas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
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  • Alberto Giacometti is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
    Alberto Giacometti (UK: , US: , Italian: [alˈbɛrto dʒakoˈmetti]; 10 October 1901 – 11 January... more

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  • Edmonia Lewis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Sculptors
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