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BARBEDIENNE, Ferdinand (1810 - 1892), Sculptor, caster

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BARBEDIENNE, Ferdinand (1810 - 1892), Sculptor, caster

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1810, in St Martin-de-Fresnay (Calvados); died 1892, in Paris.

Sculptor, caster.

In 1839 Ferdinand Barbedienne set up a workshop to reproduce major works from museums in bronze. He developed a multiple processing technique which was subsequently used by many sculptors of the day. He also produced numerous bronze ornaments.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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