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BOICHOT, Guillaume or Jean-Guillaume (1735 - 1814), Sculptor, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOICHOT, Guillaume or Jean-Guillaume (1735 - 1814), Sculptor, draughtsman

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 30 August 1735, in Chalon-sur-Saône (Saône-et-Loire); died 9 December 1814, in Paris.

Sculptor, draughtsman.

A pupil of Colasson in Chalon-sur-Saône, and of Simon Challe in Paris, Boichot completed his studies in Rome. He created sculptures for the principal portico of the Pantheon, the Vendôme column, the arch of the Carrousel and the Palais Luxembourg, among others. He is also

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