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HUSSON, Honoré Jean Aristide (1803 - 1864), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HUSSON, Honoré Jean Aristide (1803 - 1864), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1 July 1803, in Paris; died 30 July 1864, in Belleville-Meudon (Hauts-de-Seine).


Honoré Husson was a pupil of David of Angers. He came second in the Prix de Rome competition in 1827, and won it in 1830. He returned to Paris, and from 1837 began taking part in exhibitions, winning a second-class medal in 1837, and a first-class medal in 1848.

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