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DAVIN, Louis Auguste Ernest (1866 - 1937), Sculptor, medallist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DAVIN, Louis Auguste Ernest (1866 - 1937), Sculptor, medallist

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 6 December 1866, in St-Michel-en-Beaumont; died 23 April 1937, in Grenoble.

Sculptor, medallist. Portraits. Monuments, statues, busts.

Louis Davin was taught by Falguière and Charles Chaplin. He worked in Grenoble and Paris, where he first exhibited at the Salon of the Société des Artistes Français in 1889.

He sculpted numerous monuments to those who died in World

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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