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GRASSET, Edmond (1852 - 1880), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GRASSET, Edmond (1852 - 1880), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1852; died 15 November 1880, in Rome.

Sculptor. Figures. Busts.

His career began under highly favourable auspices: he first appeared at the Paris Salon in 1875, with Young Man Walking Slowly, and received the Prix de Rome three years later. He left for Rome the same year. He died suddenly at the Villa Medici aged twenty-eight.

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