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HIOLLE, Ernest Eugène (1834 - 1886), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HIOLLE, Ernest Eugène (1834 - 1886), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 5 May 1834, in Paris; died 5 October 1886, in Bois-le-Roi (Seine-et-Marne).


Ernest Hiolle was a pupil of Jouffroy and Granfils, and entered the École des Beaux-Arts on 31 March 1853. He came second in the Prix de Rome competition of 1856 and won it in 1862. He was made a Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 1873. Hiolle began exhibiting

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