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MARIN, Joseph Charles (1759 - 1834), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MARIN, Joseph Charles (1759 - 1834), Sculptor

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 1759, in Paris; died 18 September 1834, in Paris.


Joseph Charles Marin was the pupil of Clodion, whom he imitated. He taught sculpture at the Lyons academy, and exhibited at the Salon from 1791 to 1831, winning the first Prix de Rome in 1801. Works by Marin include Telemachus, in Fontainebleau Palace, and Vice-Admiral de Tourville, in

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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