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PATEY, Henri Auguste Jules (1855 - 1930), Sculptor, medallist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PATEY, Henri Auguste Jules (1855 - 1930), Sculptor, medallist

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 9 September 1855, in Paris; died 17 May 1930, in Paris.

Sculptor, medallist.

Henri Auguste Jules Patey studied under Henri Chapu, François Jouffroy and Charles Chaplin. In 1896, he became head medallist at the Paris mint. He was the designer of the distinctive 25-centime coin with the hole in the middle.

Patey first exhibited in Paris at the Salon

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