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ARCIS, Marc (<i>died</i> 1739), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ARCIS, Marc (died 1739), Sculptor

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born in Mouzens (Tarn); died 1739, in Toulouse.

Sculptor. Religious subjects. Busts, low reliefs.

Marc Arcis studied under the painter Rivalz at Toulouse, became an academician in 1684 and was the teacher of Pierre Lucas and Parents. Between 1674 and 1677 he made a number of busts for the Galerie des Illustres (gallery of famous persons) in the Hôtel de

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