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FRENCH, Daniel Chester (1850 - 1931), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FRENCH, Daniel Chester (1850 - 1931), Sculptor

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American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in New York.

Born 20 April 1850, in Exeter (New Hampshire); died 1931.

Sculptor. Figures, busts, animals. Monuments.

Daniel Chester French was a pupil of Thomas Bell in Italy. In 1893 he was one of the founding members of the National Sculpture Society. He became a member of the National Academy in 1901 and of the Accademia di San

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