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RAMUS, Joseph Marius (1805 - 1888), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RAMUS, Joseph Marius (1805 - 1888), Sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 19 June 1805, in Aix; died 3 June 1888, in Nogent-sur-Seine.

Sculptor. Busts, statues.

Joseph Ramus was a pupil of Cortot and won second prize in the Prix de Rome in 1830 with Theseus, Conqueror of the Minotaur. He first exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1831 and received a silver medal in 1831 and a gold medal in 1839.

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