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DESCATOIRE, Alexandre (1874 - 1949), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESCATOIRE, Alexandre (1874 - 1949), Sculptor

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 22 May 1874, in Douai; died 17 March 1949, in Marquette-les-Lille.

Sculptor. Busts.

Alexandre Descatoire studied under Émile Thomas and often worked using the lost wax technique. The recipient of a travel bursary in 1905, he exhibited regularly in Paris at the Salon des Artistes Français, where he received an honourable mention (1899), a 3rd class medal (1904), a

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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