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BOQUET, Simon-Louis (<i>born</i> 1750), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOQUET, Simon-Louis (born 1750), Sculptor

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1750, in Paris.


He entered the Académie on 23 June 1786 and was made an academician in 1788 for Archimedes. He exhibited at the Salon between 1787 and 1814. He worked on the Panthéon, the Opéra (Théâtre National de la rue de la Loi) and the column of the Grande Armée (Napoleon's army) in Place Vendôme.

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