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SAMAIN, Louis (1834 - 1901), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
SAMAIN, Louis (1834 - 1901), Sculptor

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Belgian, 19th century, male.

Born 4 July 1834, in Nivelles; died 24 October 1901, in Ixelles.

Sculptor. Statues, busts, monuments.

Louis Samain was a pupil at the Brussels academy of fine art; he exhibited with the Société des Artistes Français in Paris in 1895 (highly commended). He was awarded a gold medal at the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1889, and became a Chevalier de l'Ordre de

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