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LANDOWSKI, Paul Maximilien (1875 - 1961), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LANDOWSKI, Paul Maximilien (1875 - 1961), Sculptor

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1 June 1875, in Paris; died April 1961, in Boulogne-Billancourt.

Sculptor. Busts, monuments.

Paul Maximilien Landowski was a pupil at the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris. His teachers included Barrias, who taught him the fundamentals perhaps by conveying to him, despite his own weaknesses, a sense of the monumental. He was director of the Académie de France in Rome from

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