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RUDE, François (1784 - 1855), Sculptor, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RUDE, François (1784 - 1855), Sculptor, engraver

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 4 January 1784, in Dijon; died 3 November 1855, in Paris.

Sculptor, engraver. Monuments, busts.

François Rude's father owned a business that manufactured stoves, known as 'cheminées à la prussienne' (Prussian-style chimneys), boilers and ironwork, and François became involved with the company from the age of 18. His artistic studies began at 16 under the direction of Devosge, the founder

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