Rudolf Uffrecht, whose full name was Rudolph August Heinrich Matthias Uffrecht was a German sculptor and painter.
Rudolf Uffrecht was born in Althaldensleben, now Haldensleben.
He was educated at the Academy of Arts, Berlin, his teacher was Bernhard Afinger, a close friend of Rudolf"s father Jakob Uffrecht.
Rudolf Uffrecht"s first works as a sculptor included clay portrait busts, and statuettes of fantasies. His father had founded a ceramics factory in Haldensleben which produced Rudolf"s works commercially, among other wares. A few years later he moved to Rome, where he worked as a sculptor and painter.
He was prolific, creating statuettes of Romeo and Juliet.
Of major German composers such as Beethoven, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Haydn, and Bach. Of Dante, Michelangelo, and Raphael.
And portraits of the Prince of Prussia, the Prince Otto von Bismarck and general Moltke. Rudof Uffrecht died in Berlin.