Anton van Wouw

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Boost
Birthday
20, 1862
Birthplace
Denmark
Death Date
Jul 30, 1945 (82)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
20, 1862
Birthplace
Denmark
Death Date
Jul 30, 1945 (82)

About

Dutch-born sculptor regarded as the father of South African sculpture. He sculpted the statue Woman and Children.

Before Fame

He waited 10 years to receive his first commission.

Trivia

He spent a lot of time in the wilderness and developed a great admiration for the Boer nation.

Family Life

His parents raised him in the city of Driebergen.

Associated With

He and Asger Jorn are both sculptors from Denmark.