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GOBINEAU, Joseph Arthur de (1816 - 1882), Sculptor, poet

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GOBINEAU, Joseph Arthur de (1816 - 1882), Sculptor, poet

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 14 July 1816, in Ville-d'Avray (Hauts-de-Seine); died 13 October 1882, in Turin.

Sculptor, poet.

A childhood friend of Ary Scheffer, Comte Joseph Gobineau was a diplomat, historian and devotee of the arts, which he glorified in his work on the Renaissance. He studied sculpture in his own right, following courses in Athens before working under Carpeau in Paris. Gobineau sculpted

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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