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LEQUIEN, Justin (1826 - 1882), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEQUIEN, Justin (1826 - 1882), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1 November 1826, in Paris; died 2 June 1882.


Justin Lequien was probably the son of Justin Marie Lequien. He was a pupil of Nicolas (?) Taunay and Astyanax-Scaevola Bosio, making his debut at the Salon de Paris in 1875. There is sometimes confusion between Justin Marie Lequien and Justin Lequien.

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