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Ferdinand Pettrich

 (1798 - 1872)
Ferdinand Friedrich August Pettrich was active/lived in Pennsylvania / Germany, Italy.  Ferdinand Pettrich is known for sculptor-portrait bust.

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Biography   Ferdinand Pettrich


A sculptor, Ferdinand Pettrich was born in Dresden, Germany and learned carving from this father who was the court sculptor to the king of Saxony. Pettrich as a young man went to Rome where he studied with Bertel Thorwaldsen, a famed Danish sculptor.

In 1835, he and his wife sailed for the United States where they settled in Philadelphia.   ...  Displaying 347 of 3218 characters.

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