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CARTELLIER, Pierre (1757 - 1831), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CARTELLIER, Pierre (1757 - 1831), Sculptor

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 2 December 1757, in Paris; died 12 June 1831, in Paris.


Much admired in his day, Pierre Cartellier was a pupil of C.-A. Bridan. He failed in the Rome competition and had problems at the start of his career, but eventually achieved great success as a goldsmith. Among his principal works are the low relief Victory on a Quadriga

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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