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Gerente, Alfred

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00072710
Gerente, Alfred

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 11 March 1821, in Paris; died 11 November 1868, in Paris.

Sculptor, glass painter.

Studied under Feuchères and Geoffroy de Chaume; he gave up sculpture on the death of his brother Henri in 1849 to take over from the latter as director of a porcelain works. From that point, he produced a large number of stained glass windows for France, England, Russia, Spain, Switzerland and North America. He submitted to the Exposition Universelle of ...

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Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass ; Sculpture and Carving ; 19th-Century Art

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