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(French, ‘accepted’)

Denoted a French artist who, on the strength of winning the Prix de Rome, had been awarded a travelling scholarship to study at the French Academy in Rome, at the end of which period he was expected to submit a morceau de réception (‘reception piece’) to the main Academy back in Paris, on the acceptance of which he would be reçu (‘received’) into full membership of the Academy.

Subjects: Art.

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