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DESJARDINS, Martin (1640 - 1694), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DESJARDINS, Martin (1640 - 1694), Sculptor

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Dutch, 17th century, male.

Active in France.

Born c. 1640, in Breda; died 4 May 1694, in Paris.

Sculptor. Religious subjects, mythological subjects, historical subjects. Groups, statues, equestrian statues, bas-reliefs.

Martin Desjardins studied first in Antwerp, before settling Paris and adopting the name Desjardins (a French translation of the name Van den Bogaerts). A pupil of Buirette, Houzeau and Van Obstal, in 1660 he began

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