Maria Zambaco (Biographical details)

Maria Zambaco (sculptor/medallist; Greek; British; Female; 1843 - 1914)

Also known as

Zambaco, Maria; Zambaco, Maria Tepsithia; Cassavetti, Maria


Sculptor; medallist; married Demetrius Zambaco in Paris in 1861. Model and lover of Sir Edward Burne-Jones and pupil of Alphonse Legros (qq.v.). Exhibited portrait-medallions at the Paris Salon


L Forrer, 'Biographical dictionary of medallists, coin-, gem-, and seal-engravers, mint-masters, &c. ancient and modern, with references to their works BC 500 - AD 1900, vol.VI', London 1916.