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ACIER, Michel-Victor (1736 - 1799), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ACIER, Michel-Victor (1736 - 1799), Sculptor

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 20 January 1736, in Versailles; died 1799.


Michel-Victor Acier studied in Paris, entered the École de l'Académie Royale under the patronage of Étienne-Maurice Falconet and in 1759 competed for the chief sculpture prize at the former École Académique. He produced his earliest work in Paris, including several statues for a church in Burgundy. In 1764 Acier was summoned to Saxony, where he

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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