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LEQUESNE, Eugène Louis (1815 - 1887), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEQUESNE, Eugène Louis (1815 - 1887), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1815, in Paris; died 1887, in Paris.

Sculptor. Statues, groups.

Eugène Lequesne was a pupil of Pradier. He was a brilliant student, and then became a semi-official artist. He exhibited at the Salon from 1842 and was awarded second prize in the Prix de Rome in 1843, a first prize in 1844, a first-class medal in 1851 and another medal in

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