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FOSSIN, Jean Baptiste, the Elder (<i>born</i> 1786), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FOSSIN, Jean Baptiste, the Elder (born 1786), Painter, sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1786, in Paris.

Painter, sculptor.

Salon exhibitor in 1846 and 1847 with Triumph of Christ, Act of Prayer (marble), Virgin and Child with Passion Flowers, and a marble statue entitled Mirror. Fossin was awarded a bronze medal in 1847.

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