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JOURJON, Toussaint François (1809 - 1857), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
JOURJON, Toussaint François (1809 - 1857), Painter, sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1809, in St-Genest-Lerp (Loire); died 1857, in Rennes.

Painter, sculptor.

Toussaint Jourjon was the son of an armourer and a pupil of Augustin Dumont.He received the second Rome Prize in 1836. He exhibited at the Salon de Paris, notably between 1844 and 1849. He is known for his busts of children and his portraits.

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