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MAGNIER, Philippe (1647 - 1715), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MAGNIER, Philippe (1647 - 1715), Sculptor

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 1647, in Paris; died 25 December 1715, in Paris.


Philippe was the son of Laurent Magnier, with whom he studied. On 30 March 1680 he was accepted as an academician with a marble medallion portraying: St Thaddeus. He was made assistant professor on 20 December 1692 and became a professor on 5 January 1704. Philippe Magnier worked mainly

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