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Gechter, Jean François Théodore

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00071856
Gechter, Jean François Théodore

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1796, in Paris; died 11 December 1844, in Paris.

Sculptor. Statues, groups, monuments.

Studied under Bosio and Gros; exhibited at the Salon from 1827 to 1844, obtaining a silver medal in 1839. He was made a Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in ...

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Subjects: Sculpture and Carving ; 19th-Century Art

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