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DURET, Francisque Joseph (1804 - 1865), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
DURET, Francisque Joseph (1804 - 1865), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 19 October 1804, in Paris; died 26 May 1865, in Paris.

Sculptor. Allegorical subjects. Groups, statues.

Francisque Duret's father François-Joseph Duret was his first teacher. In 1818 he entered the École des Beaux-Arts and was trained by Bosio. In 1823 he won the first great sculpture prize with Evander Grieving over his Son's Body. In 1831 he received a

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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