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GUMERY, Charles Alphonse Achille (1827 - 1871), Sculptor, medallist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GUMERY, Charles Alphonse Achille (1827 - 1871), Sculptor, medallist

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 14 June 1827, in Paris; died 19 January 1871, in Paris.

Sculptor, medallist.

A pupil of Toussaint, in 1850 Gumery won the Prix de Rome for his Death of Achilles. He exhibited at the Salon from 1855 to 1871, going on to win medals in 1855, 1857, 1859 and 1863.His most important works include: Return of the Prodigal Son (marble

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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