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RUXTHIEL, Henri Joseph (<i>died</i> 1837), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RUXTHIEL, Henri Joseph (died 1837), Sculptor

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 4 July (or June) 1775, in Lierneux, near Liège; died 15 September 1837, in Paris.


[not available online]Ruxthiel started his career as a shepherd, but moved to Paris, where he was the pupil of Devandre, Houdon and David. He was second in the prize called the Grand Prix de Rome in 1804, and won first prize in 1808. He exhibited at

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