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Alexander Sangernebo

 (1856 - 1930)
Alexander Sangernebo was active/lived in Indiana / Russian Federation.  Alexander Sangernebo is known for terra-cotta sculpture, decoration, figurative work.

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 Monument Circle. 

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  ...  Displaying 750 of 1979 characters.

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About  Alexander Sangernebo

Born:  1856 - Estonia, Russia
Died:   1930 - Indianapolis, Indiana
Known for:  terra-cotta sculpture, decoration, figurative work