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CAIN, Auguste Nicolas (1822 - 1894), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CAIN, Auguste Nicolas (1822 - 1894), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 4 November 1822, in Paris; died 7 August 1894, in Paris.

Sculptor. Animals.

Father of Georges and Henri Cain and pupil of Rude, Auguste Cain started exhibiting in 1846, and went on to become one of the most accomplished animal sculptors of the 19th century.

Reference Entry.  767 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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