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DUPRÉ, Giovanni (1817 - 1882), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DUPRÉ, Giovanni (1817 - 1882), Sculptor

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Italian, 19th century, male.

Born 1 March 1817, in Siena, to French parents; died 1882.

Sculptor. Religious subjects, mythological subjects. Statues, monuments.

Giovanni Dupré is one of the most interesting sculptors of the Tuscan School of the 19th century. He won a first class medal in 1855, and was made a Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur in 1867. He was also an associate member of the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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