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TUBY, Jean Baptiste I (1635 - 1700), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
TUBY, Jean Baptiste I (1635 - 1700), Sculptor

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 1635, in Rome, naturalised French in 1672; died 9 August 1700, in Paris.


Tuby became an Academician in 1676. He was active in France, particularly in Versailles, where he carved the group of Apollo in his Chariot for the Apollo Basin in the palace gardens. In Paris, he collaborated with Coysevox, carving the figure of Faith for the tomb of Colbert

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