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Pajou, Augustin or Auguste

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00134928
Pajou, Augustin or Auguste

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French, 18th – 19th century, male.

Born 19 September 1730, in Paris; died 8 May 1809, in Paris.

Sculptor, draughtsman. Allegorical subjects, mythological subjects, portraits. Groups, statues, busts.

A pupil of Lemoyne, in the second competition set up to create a school for the most promising young artists Augustin Pajou was awarded the first Grand Prix of ...

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

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