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DESEINE, Louis Pierre (1749 - 1822), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESEINE, Louis Pierre (1749 - 1822), Sculptor

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 20 July 1749, in Paris; died 11 October 1822, in Paris.

Sculptor. Statues, busts, monuments.

Sculptor to the Prince of Condé, Louis Pierre Deseine won the Prix de Rome in 1780. He was made an associate of the academy in 1785, and an academician in 1791. A loyal monarchist, he made busts of the principal members of the royal

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