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HERCULE, Benoît Lucien (1848 - 1913), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HERCULE, Benoît Lucien (1848 - 1913), Sculptor

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 10 August 1848, in Toulon; died 6 November 1913, in Paris.


Hercule was a pupil of Jouffroy. He first exhibited at the Salon in 1874 and soon acquired a considerable reputation. He received honourable mentions in 1883, 1884 and 1885, a third-class medal in 1886, a second-class medal in 1891 and a first-class medal in 1904. He also won

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