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POMPON, François (1855 - 1933), Sculptor, medallist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POMPON, François (1855 - 1933), Sculptor, medallist

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 9 May 1855, in Saulieu; died 6 May 1933, in Paris.

Sculptor, medallist. Figures, natural history (animals).

[not available online]François Pompon's father was a cabinet maker in Saulieu, Burgundy. He taught him his trade and placed him with the local marble mason to learn stone-carving before sending him to the École des Beaux-Arts in Dijon

In Dijon he

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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