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FRATIN, Christophe (1801 - 1864), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FRATIN, Christophe (1801 - 1864), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1801, in Metz; died 16 August 1864, in Le Raincy (Seine-St-Denis).

Sculptor. Animals. Equestrian groups.

Fratin was a pupil of Géricault. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1831 to 1863. Notable paintings from his considerable body of work include: Wild Horse Attacked by a Tiger (group for the Petit-Montrouge Square); Canadian Stag Held at Bay by a Pack of

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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