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BRIDAN, Charles Antoine (1730 - 1805), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BRIDAN, Charles Antoine (1730 - 1805), Sculptor

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 31 July 1730, in Ravières (Yonne); died 28 April 1805, in Paris.


A pupil of Vinache, Bridan won the academy's second prize for sculpture in 1753, with David Delivering the Children of Saul to the Gabaonites, and the first prize in 1754 with the Massacre of the Holy Innocents. He was accredited to the academy on 30 June 1764,

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