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CRAUK, Gustave Adolphe Désiré (1827 - 1905), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CRAUK, Gustave Adolphe Désiré (1827 - 1905), Sculptor

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 16 July 1827, in Valenciennes; died 17 November 1905, in Paris.

Sculptor. Statues, groups.

Gustave Adolphe Désiré Crauk entered the École des Beaux-Arts in 1845, where he was a pupil of Pradier. He produced Battle of the Centaur, situated in the main courtyard of the town hall in the 6th arrondissement in Paris. His style has the ambitious

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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