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DAMPT, Jean Auguste (1854 - 1945), Sculptor, furniture designer, jeweller

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DAMPT, Jean Auguste (1854 - 1945), Sculptor, furniture designer, jeweller

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 2 January 1854, in Venarcy; died 26 September 1945, in Dijon.

Sculptor, furniture designer, jeweller. Busts, statues, groups.

Jean Auguste Dampt studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Dijon, and then under Jouffroy and Dubois at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

He first exhibited at the Salon of 1879 with a plaster statue entitled Ishmael.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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