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Corbin, Raymond (<i>born</i> 1907), sculptor, medallist

Mark Jones

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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French sculptor and medallist. He trained in Paris under Robert Wlérick (1882–1944) at the Ecole des Arts Appliqués and also (1932–4) under Henry Dropsy (1885–1969) at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts. In 1936 he won the Prix Blumenthal and in 1955 succeeded Dropsy as professor of medal engraving. Corbin’s medals include portraits of Léon-Paul Fargue (1948), Marcel Pagnol (1951), Léon Jouhaux (1951) and Colette (1952), as well as thematic pieces, such as Agriculture (1950), Construction

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