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MARQUESTE, Laurent Honoré (1848 - 1920), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MARQUESTE, Laurent Honoré (1848 - 1920), Sculptor

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 12 June 1848, in Toulouse; died 5 April 1920, in Paris.


Laurent Honoré Marqueste was a pupil of Jouffroy and Falguière. He won the Prix de Rome in 1871. He made his debut at the Salon in 1874 and from then on exhibited there regularly. The first work he submitted, Jacob and the Angel, a plaster low relief,

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