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LEBOURG, Charles Auguste (1829 - 1906), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEBOURG, Charles Auguste (1829 - 1906), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 20 February 1829, in Nantes; died February 1906, in Paris.


Lebourg studied under Rude and Amédée Mémard and first exhibited at the Salon in 1852. He received medals in 1853, 1859 and 1868 and an honourable mention in 1889 at the Exposition Universelle in Paris. His best-known works include a St James for the church of la Trinité.

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