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BOVY, J. F. Antoine (1795 - 1877), Sculptor, medallist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BOVY, J. F. Antoine (1795 - 1877), Sculptor, medallist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 14 December 1795, in Geneva; died 1877, in Switzerland.

Sculptor, medallist.

Bovy studied sculpture with Pradier in Paris for two years and acquired French citizenship. He devoted himself mainly to engraving portraits and historical medallions.

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