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POISSON, Pierre Marie (1876 - 1953), Sculptor, medallist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POISSON, Pierre Marie (1876 - 1953), Sculptor, medallist

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 19 November 1876, in Niort; died 11 January 1953, in Paris.

Sculptor, medallist. Local figures. Monuments, busts.

Pierre Marie Poisson studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Toulouse, then in Paris, in Barrias' studio. He was awarded a grant to train at Villa Abd-El-Tif in Algiers in 1908 where he stayed for six years.

He first specialised in bronze

Reference Entry.  356 words. 

Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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