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CLODION (1738 - 1814), Sculptor, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CLODION (1738 - 1814), Sculptor, draughtsman

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 20 December 1738, in Nancy; died 28 March 1814, in Paris.

Sculptor, draughtsman. Figures. Groups, busts, low reliefs.

Clodion is related to the Adams, a family of sculptors from Lorraine. In 1699 his grandfather, Jacob-Sigisbert Adam, sculptor to Sigismond, Duke of Lorraine, had married Sébastienne Léal, who gave him three sons and two daughters, one of which,

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