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ID: 500021157
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500021157

 
Record Type: Person
Milles, Carl (Swedish sculptor and professor, 1875-1955, active in the United States)

Note: Born 23 June 1875, Carl Milles attended the Kungliga Tekniska Högskola, Stockholm (1895-1897), after which he visited Paris and attended, among others, the Académie Colarossi. He lived in Munich from 1904 to 1906 and returned to Sweden in 1908. He was Professor at the Konsthögskola, Stockholm, from 1920 to 1931. Milles designed the Angel of Death sculpture in 1921 to be placed above the loggia on the roof of Woodland Chapel, Stockholm, Sweden. In 1931 he moved to the United States and taught at the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, from 1931 to 1945. He became an American citizen in 1945. He carried out numerous commissions in Sweden and the United States throughout his life. He died 19 September 1955. American(?) sculptor.

Names:
Milles, Carl (preferred,V,index,LC)
Carl Milles (V,display)
Milles, Carl Vilhelm C. Emil (V)
Milles, Carl Wilhelm Emil (V)
Milles, Carl, Vilhelm Emil (V)
Milles, Karl (V)
Milles, Vilhelm Carl Emil (V)

Nationalities:
Swedish (preferred)
Scandinavian
American

Roles:
artist (preferred)
medalist
professor
sculptor
teacher

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Lagan (Kronoberg, Sweden) (inhabited place)
Died:  Lidingö (Stockholm county, Sweden) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   1908-1931  Sweden (Europe) (nation)
active:   1931-1945  Bloomfield Hills (Oakland county, Michigan, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
teacher at (person to institution) ....  Cranbrook Academy of Art  1931-1945
............................................................  (American art academy, Bloomfield Hills, established 1928) [500125892]
teacher of ....  Sveinsson, Ásmundur  1920-1926
..................  (Icelandic sculptor, 1893-1982) [500121978]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Milles, Carl (I)

Biographies:
(Swedish sculptor and professor, 1875-1955, active in the United States) ..... [VP Preferred]
(American(?) sculptor, 1875-1955) ..... [AVERY]
(American sculptor, 1875-1955) ..... [BHA]
(Swedish and American sculptor, medalist and professor; born Lagga (near Uppsala, Sweden), 1875; died Lidingö (near Stockholm, Sweden), 1955) ..... [CCA]
(American sculptor, 1875-1955) ..... [GRLPSC]
(American sculptor, 1875-1955) ..... [AVERY]
(sculptor, 1875-1955) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, 1875-1955) ..... [GRL]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Carl Milles ........ [CCA, Grove Art, VP]
........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Milles, Carl ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred]
..........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80156408
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Milles, Carl Vilhelm C. Emil ........ [CCA]
.......................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Milles, Carl, Vilhelm Emil ........ [CCA]
....................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Milles, Carl Wilhelm Emil ........ [CCA, GRLPA Preferred, Grove Art]
..................................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
..................................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
Milles, Karl ........ [CCA, GRL]
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80156408
Milles, Vilhelm Carl Emil ........ [CCA, GRL]
..................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
..................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 80156408

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, GRL, GRLPA, Grove Art, VP]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Britannica Encyclopedia of American Art (1973)
....................  Caldenby, Claes, Olof Hultin, et al. Asplund. New York: Rizzoli, 1986 66-73
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Constant, Woodland Cemetery (1994) 59-61
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n80156408
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) XXI, 608
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n80156408
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL7999084
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 628
....................  Oxford Companion to Art (1970)
....................  Phaidon Dictionary of Twentieth Century Art (1973)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Rogers, Carl Milles (1940)
....................  Svenska Konstnärer (1982)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  Who's Who in American Art (1936-)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA]
.......... Constant, Woodland Cemetery (1994)
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art (1996)
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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