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COUTAN, Jules Félix (1848 - 1939), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COUTAN, Jules Félix (1848 - 1939), Sculptor

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1848, in Paris; died 23 February 1939, in Paris.


Jules Félix Coutan was a pupil of Cavelier and was awarded the Prix de Rome in 1871. His first Salon exhibition was in 1876 when he won a first-place medal. In 1881 he took first prize in the competition for a commemorative monument of the Constituent Assembly at Versailles. He

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