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POUPELET, Jeanne or Jane (1874 - 1932), Sculptor, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
POUPELET, Jeanne or Jane (1874 - 1932), Sculptor, draughtsman

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French, 20th century, female.

Born 1874, in St-Paul-Lizonne (Dordogne); died 19 November 1932, in Paris.

Sculptor, draughtsman. Figures, nudes, animals.

Jeanne Poupelet studied at the École des Beaux-Arts and at the medical school at Bordeaux University. In 1896 she settled in Paris, attending the Académie Julian run by the sculptor Denys Puech, and in 1900 she worked under the sculptor Lucien Schnegg. An early feminist,

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