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AUVRAY, Louis (1810 - 1890), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
AUVRAY, Louis (1810 - 1890), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 7 April 1810, in Valenciennes; died 1890, in Neuilly-sur-Seine.

Sculptor.

Brother of Félix and Alexandre Auvray, Louis Auvray studied under Léonce de Fieuzal in Valenciennes and under David d'Angers in Paris. In addition to being a sculptor, he was a successful writer who came to prominence between 1857 and 1868 with his Revue du Salon and, from 1860, as the founding editor

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