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FAUVEAU, Félicie de (1799 - 1886), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FAUVEAU, Félicie de (1799 - 1886), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, female.

Born 1799, in Florence, to French parents; died 1886.

Sculptor.

Mlle Félicie de Fauveau loved the so-called Neo-Gothic with a predilection for the Middle Ages; she incorporated in her works symbolic details to illustrate ancient thoughts, maxims or mottos. She was a sculptor of the Romantic school. She was born in Florence to Breton parents in 1799, and her childhood was barely over when

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