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MIGNON, Léon (1847 - 1898), Sculptor, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MIGNON, Léon (1847 - 1898), Sculptor, draughtsman

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 9 April 1847, in Liège; died 30 September 1898, in Brussels.

Sculptor, draughtsman. Allegorical subjects, figures, portraits, animals. Monuments.

[not available online]Léon Mignon studied under Drion, director of the academy of fine art in Liège. Supported by the Darchis Foundation, he spent the years 1872-1876 in Italy, in Rome and Florence, accompanied by his friend the sculptor Paul de

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