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FORTIN, Augustin Félix (1763 - 1832), Painter, sculptor, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FORTIN, Augustin Félix (1763 - 1832), Painter, sculptor, lithographer

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1763, in Paris; died 4 July 1832, in Paris.

Painter, sculptor, lithographer.

Augustin Félix Fortin was the nephew and pupil of the sculptor Lecomte. He won second prize for sculpture in the Prix de Rome in 1782, and first prize the following year with Dead Man Resuscitated by the Touch of the Bones of the Prophet Elijah.

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