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Ignaz Gunther’s sculpture depicts Bavarian folk art and elegance of Vienna

NOVEMBER 22, ON THIS DAY Ignaz Gunther was a German woodcarver and sculptor who produced work in the Bavarian Rococo style. His elongated shapes and pastel polychromy mix the vivacity of Bavarian folk art with the elegance of Vienna. His frequently ecstatic figures are defined stylistically by graceful motions, extended proportions, and the angular arrangement...