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PIRON, Eugène Désiré (1875 - 1928), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
PIRON, Eugène Désiré (1875 - 1928), Sculptor

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1875, in Dijon; died end November 1928, in Aix-en-Provence, committed suicide.


Piron was a student of Barrias and Coutain.

He showed in Paris at the Salon des Artistes Français, where he became a member in 1907. He was awarded both an honourable mention and the Prix de Rome in 1903, and a second-class medal in 1907.

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