Carl Milles, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Carl Milles

Swedish sculptor

Date of Birth: 23-Jun-1875

Place of Birth: Knivsta, Uppsala County, Sweden

Date of Death: 19-Sep-1955

Profession: architect, sculptor, university teacher

Nationality: Sweden

Zodiac Sign: Cancer


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About Carl Milles

  • Carl Milles (Swedish pronunciation: ['k??? ?m?l??s] (listen); 23 June 1875 – 19 September 1955) was a Swedish sculptor.
  • He was married to artist Olga Milles and brother to Ruth Milles and half brother to the architect Evert Milles.
  • Carl Milles sculpted the Gustaf Vasa statue at the Stockholm Nordic Museum, the Poseidon statue in Gothenburg, the Orpheus group outside the Stockholm Concert Hall, and the Fountain of Faith in Falls Church, Virginia.
  • His home near Stockholm, Millesgården, became his resting place and is now a museum.

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