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CHRISTOPHE, Ernest (1827 - 1892), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CHRISTOPHE, Ernest (1827 - 1892), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born January 1827, in Loches (Indre-et-Loire); died 16 January 1892, in Paris.

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Christophe was a pupil of Rude, with whom he worked on the monument at Cavaignac. The monument is signed Rude and Christophe, His Young Pupil. He exhibited sporadically from 1850 until his death. His Masque, with which he won a third-class medal in 1875, was placed in the

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