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JOUFFROY, François (1806 - 1882), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JOUFFROY, François (1806 - 1882), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1 February 1806, in Dijon; died 25 June 1882, in Laval (Mayenne).


François Jouffroy was the son of a baker and at the age of 11 entered the École des Beaux-Arts in Dijon. At that time, the school was directed by Anatole Devosges and the teacher of sculpture was Nicolas Bornier. Following his success in obtaining the departmental prize he continued

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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