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LECOMTE, Félix (1737 - 1817), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LECOMTE, Félix (1737 - 1817), Sculptor

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 16 January 1737, in Paris; died 11 January 1817, in Paris.

Sculptor.

Lecomte studied under Falconet and Antoine Vassé. On three occasions he was awarded second prize in the Prix de Rome and finally first prize in 1758. He was admitted to the Académie des Beaux-Arts on 27 July 1771; he was appointed as a teacher in 1792, and admitted

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