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Barrias, Louis Ernest

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00012430
Barrias, Louis Ernest

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 13 April 1841, in Paris; died 4 February 1905.

Sculptor. Allegorical subjects. Monuments, groups, statues, busts.

Son of the miniaturist Barrias and brother of the historical painter Félix Joseph Barrias, Louis Ernest Barrias, like his brother, was a disciple of classicism. He studied under Jouffroy, Cavalier and Cogniet at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and won a Prix de Rome in 1861 with ...

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Subjects: Sculpture and Carving ; 19th-Century Art

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