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DESCA, Edmond (1855 - 1918), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESCA, Edmond (1855 - 1918), Sculptor

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 26 November 1855, in Vic-en-Bigorre in the Pyrenées; died 22 June 1918.


Edmond Desca was an apprentice monumental mason initially, then studied under Jouffroy at the École des Beaux-Arts. His most importants works are: Eagle Hunter, bronze (1883, 2nd class medal, Buttes-Chaumont), Storm, bronze (1883, 2nd class medal, Jardin Massey), Keeping Watch, marble (1885, 1st class medal,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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