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ADAM, Nicolas-Sébastien (1705 - 1778), Sculptor, art restorer, decorative designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ADAM, Nicolas-Sébastien (1705 - 1778), Sculptor, art restorer, decorative designer

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 22 March 1705, in Nancy; died 27 March 1778, in Paris.

Sculptor, art restorer, decorative designer.

The second son of Jacob-Sigisbert Adam, Nicolas-Sébastien Adam left Nancy at the age of 16 and went to continue his studies in Paris. He made rapid progress and became widely known. The treasurer general of Languedoc summoned him to the Château de La Mosson,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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