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CUGNOT, Louis Léon (1835 - 1894), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CUGNOT, Louis Léon (1835 - 1894), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 17 October 1835, in Paris; died 1894.


Cugnot was admitted to the École des Beaux-Arts on 6 April 1854 and his teachers were Diéboldt and Duret. He won the Prix de Rome in 1859 for his painting Wounded Mézence Protected by Lausas. He was awarded medals in 1863, 1865 and 1867. Notable works by him include Corybant Stifling the Cries of

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