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MOITTE, Jean Guillaume (1746 - 1810), Sculptor, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MOITTE, Jean Guillaume (1746 - 1810), Sculptor, draughtsman

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 11 November 1746, in Paris; died 2 May 1810, in Paris.

Sculptor, draughtsman. Busts, statues, groups, monuments, low reliefs.

Jean Moitte was the son of Pierre Étienne Moitte, and the pupil of Pigalle. In 1768 he won first prize for sculpture with David Triumphant Carrying the Head of Goliath. He exhibited at the Salon from 1783 to

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