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BARROIS, François (1656 - 1726), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BARROIS, François (1656 - 1726), Sculptor

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1656, in Paris; died 10 October 1726, in Paris.


François Barrois was a student at the Académie and won the Prix de Rome in 1683. He went to study in Italy for three years, and on his return to Paris he sculpted the statues of Vertumnus and Pomona for Versailles. In 1700, he was elected a member of the

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