Plaster of Paris tondo-MH Reed

Plaster of Paris tondo-MH Reed

Plaster of Paris tondo-Possibly Dr Mary Gearing UT Dean of Home Economics

Plaster of Paris tondo-Possibly Dr Mary Gearing UT Dean of Home Economics

Plaster of Paris tondo-Cardinal Newman-signed

Plaster of Paris tondo-Cardinal Newman-signed

Plaster of Paris tondo-Judge Batts-Bronze hangs in the UT tower

Plaster of Paris tondo-Judge Batts-Bronze hangs in the UT tower

Plaster of Paris cast-Rudolf Kelberg-signed

Plaster of Paris cast-Rudolf Kelberg-signed

Plaster of paris-Nell

Plaster of paris-Nell

Plaster of paris tondo-Monroe Shipe (PM's father-in-law)

Plaster of paris tondo-Monroe Shipe (PM's father-in-law)

Plaster of paris tondo-Monroe Shipe (PM's father-in-law)

Plaster of paris tondo-Monroe Shipe (PM's father-in-law)

Plaster of paris relief-possibly MH Reed

Plaster of paris relief-possibly MH Reed

Plaster of paris tondo-model unknown

Plaster of paris tondo-model unknown

Plaster of paris (gilded) tondo of original insert for Mansbendel home door

Plaster of paris (gilded) tondo of original insert for Mansbendel home door

Frame and clay work for Newman dormitory hall

Frame and clay work for Newman dormitory hall

Jesse Falconer memorial Library in St. Paul, MN-1921

Jesse Falconer memorial Library in St. Paul, MN-1921

Cardinal Newman clay

Cardinal Newman clay

Stephen F. Austin Plaster of Paris tondo-1939 signed

Stephen F. Austin Plaster of Paris tondo-1939 signed

Example Frame

Peter Mansbendel Clay Works

Peter began studying clay modeling when he was in art school in Paris. He became so proficient in his clay modeling that after he immigrated to the United States he taught clay modeling at the Cooper Institute for higher learning in New York City until he moved to Austin. As it is taught in European art schools difficult relief wood carvings or sculpture is first executed in clay to work out problem then the final piece is executed in wood.
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