Religious Affiliation of the World's
Greatest and Most Famous

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Sculptors are listed here primarily because they are listed most frequently in various lists of the world's greatest sculptors. In addition, some sculptors are listed here because they are among the world's most popular sculptors, or are sculptors of works which are particularly well known.

Artist's Name Representative Work Birth Place Years Born-Died Religious Affiliation
Antoine Louis BaryeRearing Bull with TigerParis, France1796-1875 
Leonard BaskinRoosevelt Memorial bas-relief, Washington DC.New Brunswick, New Jersey1922-2000Jewish
Gianlorenzo BerniniDavid (1623-1624)Naples, Italy1598-1680Catholic
Gutzon BorglumMount RushmoreSt. Charles, Idaho1867-1941Latter-day Saint
Constantin BrancusiBird in SpaceHobita, Gorj, Romania1876-1957 
Jean Baptiste CarpeauxLa Dance, Paris Opera (1869)Valenciennes, France1827-1875Catholic
Benevenuto CelliniHercules and the Nemean LionFlorence, Italy1500-1571Catholic; occult
Jo DavidsonCharles S. "Charlie" Chaplin bust (1925)New York City1883-1952Jewish
DonatelloEquestrian Monument of Gattamelata (1445-1450)Florence, Italy1386-1466Catholic
Giambologna (Jean Boulogne)La ArchetecturaDouai, Flanders (France)1529-1608Catholic
Jacob EpsteinSt Michael's Victory over the Devil, Coventry Cathedral (1958)New York City1880-1959Jewish
Adolfo Perez Esquivel(Nobel Peace Prize winner)Buenos Aires, Argentina1931-Catholic
Avard FairbanksLincoln the FrontiersmanProvo, Utah1897-1987Latter-day Saint
Helaman FergusonFrom Zero to Infinity in Nothing Flat (2003)Salt Lake City, Utah?Latter-day Saint
Paul GranlundCharles A. Lindbergh: The Boy and the Man (1985)Minneapolis, Minnesota1925-2003Lutheran
Rube Goldberg"Rube Goldberg machines"San Francisco, Calif.1883-1970Jewish
Jean GoujonMonument to Louis de Breze (1940)Bologna, Italy1510-1565Catholic
Eva HesseSans II (1968)Hamburg, Germany1936-1970Jewish
Sol LeWittFour-Sided Pyramid (1997)Hartford, Connecticut1928-Jewish
Jacques LipchitzBirth of the Muses, 1944-1950Druskininkai, Lithuania1891-1973Jewish
MichelangeloDavid (1504)Caprese, Tuscany, Italy1475-1564Catholic
Amedeo ModiglianiHead (1911)Livorno, Tuscany, Italy1884-1920Jewish
Henry MooreReclining Figure (1951)Castleford, England1898-1986 
Louise NevelsonTransparent Horizon (1975)Kiev, Ukraine1900-1988Jewish
Francesco Primaticciotomb of Henry II, St. DenisBologna, Italy1504-1570Catholic
Jacopo della QuerciaFonte Gaia (1408-1419)Siena, Italy1374-1438Catholic
Robert RauschenbergOdalisk (1955/1958)Port Arthur, Texas1925-Jewish; Church of Christ (lapsed)
Auguste RodinThe Thinker (1880)Paris, France1840-1917 
Francois RudeDeparture of the Volunteers of 1792 ("La Marseillaise"), 1833-36Dijon, France1784-1855Catholic
Bertha SaveniersLazarus (1985)Borgerhout, Belgium1936-Seventh-day Adventist
George SegalBus Riders (1962)New York City1924-2000Jewish
Richard SerraFulcrum (1987)San Francisco, Calif.1939-half-Jewish
Bertel ThorvaldsenChristus (1821)Copenhagen, Denmark1770-1844Lutheran


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