The New International Encyclopædia/Brandstetter, Hans

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BRANDSTETTER, bränt'stĕt-tẽr, Hans (1854— ). An Austrian sculptor. He was born at Hitzendorf, near Gratz, and was a pupil of Hellmer, at the Academy of Arts, Vienna. His first works, “The Flight of Lot from Sodom,” “The Flute-Player,” and “Plato,” were honored with the prize given by the Academy. Among his later productions the following are especially noteworthy: “The Forest Lily,” a bronze statue (City Park, Gratz), “Prometheus,” and “The Return of the Prodigal.”