Gustav Vigeland

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Birthday
11, 1869
Birthplace
Norway
Death Date
Mar 12, 1943 (73)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
11, 1869
Birthplace
Norway
Death Date
Mar 12, 1943 (73)

About

Norwegian sculptor associated with the Vigeland Sculpture Arrangement, where he made 212 bronze and granite sculptures.

Before Fame

He moved to Oslo where he began learning wood carving.

Trivia

He designed the Nobel Peace Prize medal.

Family Life

His younger brother, Emanuel Vigeland, was also an artist.

Associated With

He created a famous bust of Norwegian writer Henrik Ibsen.