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GRANIER, Pierre (1635 - 1715), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GRANIER, Pierre (1635 - 1715), Sculptor

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1635, in Les-Matelles (Hérault); died 6 October 1715, in Paris.


Pierre Granier entered the Académie in 1685 with a marble bust of the king and only exhibited once, in 1704, with a Christ on the Cross. The gardens at Versailles have the following sculptures by him: Isocrates, Pastoral Poem, and Spirits and Cupids (low reliefs on

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