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SALY, Jacques François Joseph (1717 - 1776), Sculptor, engraver

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SALY, Jacques François Joseph (1717 - 1776), Sculptor, engraver

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 20 June 1717, in Valenciennes; died 4 May 1776, in Paris.

Sculptor, engraver (etching).

Saly was the pupil of Pater, and of Gilis in Valenciennes and Coustou the Younger in Paris. He won the Prix de Rome in 1738, and stayed in Italy from 1740 to 1748. He became a member of the Académie de Peinture et Sculpture in Paris in 1751,

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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