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Perregaux, Alexandre

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00139123
Perregaux, Alexandre

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Swiss, 18th century, male.

Died 1805, in Lausanne.

Sculptor (ivory), architect.

Alexandre Perregaux was mostly active in France. Since the Revolution had deprived him of his clients, he turned his attention to mirrors and architecture. His considerable reputation also rests on his sculptural works. His daughter, Madam Ferrier, was a talented miniature painter....

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

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