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FALGUIÈRE, Jean Alexandre Joseph (1831 - 1900), Sculptor, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FALGUIÈRE, Jean Alexandre Joseph (1831 - 1900), Sculptor, draughtsman

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 7 September 1831, in Toulouse; died 1900, in Paris.

Sculptor, draughtsman. Religious subjects, genre scenes. Monuments, groups, statues, busts.

[not available online]A pupil of Jouffroy at the Paris École des Beaux-Arts, Jean Falguière made his début at the Paris Salon in 1857. In 1859 he won the Prix de Rome. In 1864, while still in Rome, he sent his

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