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CLERE, Georges Prosper (1819 - 1901), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CLERE, Georges Prosper (1819 - 1901), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 9 November 1819, in Nancy; died 1901.


He was a pupil of François Rude and exhibited for the first time at the Paris Salon in 1853 with Maloine at the Tomb of Oscar. A number of his works decorate the Palais du Louvre, including a stone pediment entitled Grape Harvest, various statues of spirits embodying strength and the sea, a

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