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CORNU, Jean (1650 - 1710), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CORNU, Jean (1650 - 1710), Sculptor

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1650, in Paris; died 21 August 1710, in Lisieux.

Sculptor.

Jean Cornu studied in Dieppe under a sculptor who worked in ivory. He won the 1663 Prix de Rome with a work entitled Crossing the Rhine. He exhibited Venus Giving Arms to Aeneas and Aeneas Carrying his Father Anchises at the Salon of 1704. His low relief Angels is

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