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LE LORRAIN, Robert (1666 - 1743), Sculptor, decorative designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LE LORRAIN, Robert (1666 - 1743), Sculptor, decorative designer

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 15 November 1666, in Paris; died 1 June 1743, in Paris.

Sculptor, decorative designer.

Le Lorrain studied under Mosnier and Girardon, and assisted Girardon to finish his wife's tomb in 1702. He won the Prix de Rome in 1689 and was admitted to the Académie des Beaux-Arts in 1700, where he was a teacher in 1717 and rector in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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