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FOURNIER, Pierre Simon (1712 - 1768), Engraver, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FOURNIER, Pierre Simon (1712 - 1768), Engraver, sculptor

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 16 September 1712, in Paris; died 8 October 1768, in Paris.

Engraver (wood), sculptor.

Pierre Simon Fournier was the pupil of Colson at the Académie de St-Luc. He is known to have produced some woodcuts depicting flowers and some vignettes. He was also a type founder.

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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