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BOUCHARDON, Jacques Philippe (1711 - 1753), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOUCHARDON, Jacques Philippe (1711 - 1753), Sculptor

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1 May 1711, in Chaumont; died 1753, in Stockholm.

Sculptor. Busts, groups.

Jacques Philippe Bouchardon was the son of Jean-Baptiste and the brother of Edme Bouchardon. Around 1735 he was summoned by the king of Sweden and appointed his first sculptor and director of the academy in Stockholm. He produced major works in the royal palace, in particular the pulpit in

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