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GRASS, Philippe (1801 - 1876), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GRASS, Philippe (1801 - 1876), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 6 May 1801, in Wolxheim; died 9 April 1876, in Strasbourg.


Grass entered the École des Beaux-Arts on 4 October 1822. He was pupil with Ohmacht and de Bosio and obtained a second-class medal in 1834, later becoming a Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 1865. He appeared at the Paris Salon from 1831 to 1873. His most important works are:

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