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FAROCHON, Jean Baptiste Eugène (1812 - 1871), Sculptor, medallist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FAROCHON, Jean Baptiste Eugène (1812 - 1871), Sculptor, medallist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 10 March 1812, in Paris; died 1 July 1871, in Paris.

Sculptor, medallist.

Jean Farochon is known primarily as a medal engraver, and won the Prix de Rome in this category in 1835. However, he was also a talented sculptor, and executed the statues at the law courts in Châlons-sur-Marne, the statue of St John the Baptist in the church of

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