Reference Entry

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

More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Art
  • Biographical Studies


Show Summary Details


French, 18th – 19th century, male.

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


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

Reference Entry.  199 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.