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LACHAISE, Gaston (1886 - 1935), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LACHAISE, Gaston (1886 - 1935), Sculptor

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American, 20th century, male.

Active in the USA from 1906, naturalised in 1916.

Born 19 May 1886, in Paris; died 1935, in New York.

Sculptor. Busts, monuments.

Gaston Lachaise studied under J. Thomas at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and went on to work with René Lalique in creating Art Nouveau style jewellery. He moved to the USA in 1906, following his wife Isabel Dutaud

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