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LEQUIEN, Justin Marie (1796 - 1881), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
LEQUIEN, Justin Marie (1796 - 1881), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 9 December 1796, in Paris; died 18 November 1881, in Villevoyer (Yonne).

Sculptor. Statues, busts.

Justin Marie Lequien was probably the father of Justin Lequien. He was a pupil of Nicolas (?) Taunay and Astyanax-Scaevola Bosio. In 1819 he was awarded the Second Grand Prix de Rome. From 1831 to 1857 he exhibited at the Salon de Paris, and in 1863

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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