Rudolf [Rudolph] Hölbe (1848-1926) was a German-born
Academic sculptor. Holbe studied under master German sculptor Johannes
Schilling (1828-1910) at the Dresden Academy of Fine Arts. He spent
twelve years working in the studio of his former teacher, Schilling, before
striking out on his own in 1883.
Holbe participated in many important exhibitions of his day
including the 3rd International Art Exhibition, Munich in 1888 and the Berlin
Anniversary Exhibition of the same year. At the International Exhibition
of 1888, Holbe showed his work Displaying 750 of 1017 characters.