(1856 - 1930)
Alexander Sangernebo was active/lived in Indiana / Russian Federation. Alexander Sangernebo is known for terra-cotta sculpture, decoration, figurative work.
Biography Alexander Sangernebo
Born in Estonia, Russia, Alexander Sangernebo left that country for the
United States in the early 1880s and first lived in St. Louis before
settling in Indiana where he became chief sculptor of the Indianapolis
Terra Cotta Company in Brightwood. He lived two miles north at
In 1898, he opened a studio in his home and had a strong clientele for
figural work and public and private building motifs. A century
later, he would be described as a "master terra-cotta designer and
sculptor" who created "most of the architectural terra cotta
ornamentation, along with several examples of applied sculpture in
stone in Indianapolis before 1930." (Newton 116)
In January, 1899, he married E
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