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SALMSON, Jean Jules (1823 - 1902), Sculptor, medallist, illustrator

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SALMSON, Jean Jules (1823 - 1902), Sculptor, medallist, illustrator

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 18 July 1823, in Paris; died 7 May 1902, in Coupvray (Seine-et-Marne).

Sculptor, medallist, illustrator. Statues.

Jean Joules Salmson's teachers were Dumont, Ramey and Toussaint. He made his Salon debut in 1859, and won second-class medals in 1863 and 1867; he was also made a Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 1867. In 1876 the government of Geneva appointed

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