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MERLIEUX, Louis Parfait (1796 - 1855), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MERLIEUX, Louis Parfait (1796 - 1855), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 27 November 1796, in Paris; died 8 September 1855, in Paris.

Sculptor. Statues.

He entered the École des Beaux-Arts in 1812, and became the student of Roman and of Cartellier. He featured at the Salon from 1824 to 1837. His Bust of Cuvier (plaster model) is in Valenciennes, while in Paris are to be found his Bust of Latreille, Member of

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