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Dajon, Nicolaj

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00045905
Dajon, Nicolaj

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Danish, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 21 January 1748, probably in Copenhagen; died 12 December 1823, in Copenhagen.

Sculptor.

The scion of a French family that emigrated to Denmark, Dajon studied at the academy from 1759 to 1766, and was concurrently a pupil of Wiedewelt. Winner of the academy's top gold medal, he was subsequently awarded an academy scholarship in ...

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Subjects: Sculpture and Carving ; 19th-Century Art ; 18th-Century Art

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