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BARTHOLDI, Frédéric Auguste (1834 - 1904), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BARTHOLDI, Frédéric Auguste (1834 - 1904), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 2 August 1834, in Colmar (Upper Rhine); died 4 October 1904, in Paris.

Sculptor. Animals. Statues, monuments.

Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi studied architecture in Colmar, then moved to Paris, where he worked in the studios of the painter Ary Scheffer and the sculptors Jean-François Soitoux and Antoine Etex. Around 1855, he travelled to Greece, Egypt and the Near East in the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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