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Barre, Jean Auguste

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI:
Barre, Jean Auguste

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 25 September 1811, in Paris; died 1896.

Sculptor, medallist, caricaturist.

Jean Auguste Barre studied under his father Jean-Jacques Barre until 1826, then under Cortot (sculpture), David d'Angers (modelling) and Devéria (composition). Barre exhibited on a regular basis at Paris Salons and was awarded medals in ...

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Subjects: Metalwork ; Sculpture and Carving ; 19th-Century Art

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