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LEMOYNE, Jean Louis (1665 - 1755), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEMOYNE, Jean Louis (1665 - 1755), Sculptor

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1665, in Paris; died 5 May 1755, in Paris.


Trained by Antoine Coysevox, Jean Louis Lemoyne won the Prix de Rome for sculpture in 1687 with a low relief of The Great Flood. In 1703 he was received as a member of the Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture with his marble bust of Jules Hardouin Mansart

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