Jacob Epstein | the artist

The artist Jacob Epstein
Born Nov 10 1880, New York, USA.
Died Aug 19 1959 London, England.

Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects, Vorticism,

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Sir Jacob Epstein was born in New York and studied drawing while working in a bronze foundry. In 1902 he went to the …cole des Beaux-Arts and the AcadÍmie Julian, Paris. During this time visits to the Louvre aroused his interest in ancient and primitive sculpture which was a continuing influence on his work..
Epstein was a complex and interesting man. This section is the main body of the biographical information held on this site – lots of textual information and research.
Works in the TATE collection
Wounded Soldier
The Rock Drill. MOMA collection

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