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ROLLER, Jean (1798 - 1866), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ROLLER, Jean (1798 - 1866), Painter, sculptor

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 30 December 1798, in Paris; died 21 November 1866, in Paris.

Painter, sculptor.

Initially a piano maker, Jean Roller later dedicated himself to painting and was a pupil of Gautherot. He exhibited at the Salon between 1836 and 1866. He was awarded a third class medal in 1840, a second class in 1842, and a first class in 1843, and became

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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