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CAFFIERI, Jacques (1678 - 1755), Sculptor, caster, metal worker

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CAFFIERI, Jacques (1678 - 1755), Sculptor, caster, metal worker

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 25 August 1678, in Paris; died 1755.

Sculptor, caster, metal worker.

Son of Philippe Caffieri the Elder. He made a number of busts in bronze, notably that of Baron de Bezenval, Regimental Colonel of the Swiss Guards. He was the father of the sculptor Jean-Jacques Caffieri, and Philippe Caffieri the Younger.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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