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MICHALLON, Claude (1751 - 1799), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MICHALLON, Claude (1751 - 1799), Sculptor

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 1751, in Lyons; died 11 September 1799, in Paris.


At a very young age, Claude Michallon went to Paris, where he was the pupil of Bridan. He won the Grand Prix de Rome, and was in Italy at the time of the death of the painter, Drouais. Michallon won the competition to produce the monument to Drouais. When he returned to

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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