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LEMOYNE, Paul (1784 - 1873), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEMOYNE, Paul (1784 - 1873), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1784, in Paris; died 23 May 1873, in Rome.


Paul Lemoyne won third prize in the 1808 Prix de Rome and exhibited at the Salon from 1814 to 1837. In 1817 he won a second-class medal and was made a Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 1837. In Rome he produced a Bust of Poussin for the church of San Lorenzo

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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