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PERRAULT, Claude (1613 - 1688), Sculptor, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PERRAULT, Claude (1613 - 1688), Sculptor, architect

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French, 17th century, male.

Born 1613, in Paris; died 1688, in Paris.

Sculptor, architect.

Claude Perrault was a doctor, physician and architect. Brother of the writer Charles Perrault, he may have been a pupil of Bernini. He worked in Venice from 1651, carving the tomb of René de Voyer de Pailmy, lord of Argenson in the church of S. Giobbe. He is credited with the plan

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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