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GIRAUD, Pierre François Grégoire (1783 - 1836), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GIRAUD, Pierre François Grégoire (1783 - 1836), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 19 March 1783, in Le Luc; died 19 February 1836, in Paris.

Sculptor. Statues, groups.

Pierre François Grégoire Giraud's businessman father sent him to Toulon (Var) to acquire a grounding in commerce and trade; he was subsequently taken to Paris by an uncle, who introduced him to the world of the arts and, most importantly, to the sculptor Jean-Baptiste Giraud. From

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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