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LEMAIRE, Philippe Joseph Henri (1798 - 1880), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEMAIRE, Philippe Joseph Henri (1798 - 1880), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 9 January 1798, in Valenciennes; died 2 August 1880, in Paris.


Philippe Lemaire studied under Cartellier and Milhomme. He won the Grand Prix de Rome in 1821 and made his debut as a sculptor at the 1831 Salon. He won a first-class medal in 1827 and was made a Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 1834, officer in 1843, and a

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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