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CHENILLION, Jean Louis (1810 - 1875), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHENILLION, Jean Louis (1810 - 1875), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 15 November 1810, in Auteuil; died 30 October 1875, in Paris.


Chenillion was admitted to the École des Beaux-Arts on 5 October 1829, where he studied under David d'Angers and Daubigny. He made his Salon début in 1835 with a plaster statue showing a Young Captive Meditating upon His Enslavement. He exhibited for the last time in 1863. Chenillion received

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