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DEJOUX, Claude (1732 - 1816), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DEJOUX, Claude (1732 - 1816), Sculptor

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 23 January 1732, in Vadans (Jura); died 18 October 1816, in Paris.

Sculptor. Statues, busts, groups.

A pupil of Coustou, he was made an associate of the academy on 28 March 1778 and became an academician on 31 July 1779 with a marble statue of St Sebastian. On 7 July 1792 he became assistant professor, and in 1795

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