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BOUCHARDON, Edme (1698 - 1762), Sculptor, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOUCHARDON, Edme (1698 - 1762), Sculptor, draughtsman

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 29 May 1698, in Chaumont; died 27 July 1762, in Paris.

Sculptor, draughtsman. Groups, statues.

[not available online]Edme Bouchardon was the son of Jean-Baptiste Bouchardon who taught him the basic principles of his art. He was apprenticed to Coustou the Younger in Paris and, in 1722, won the Prix de Rome which took him to Italy for 10 years. The

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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