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Slodtz, René Michel

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00170731
Slodtz, René Michel

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 27 September 1705, in Paris; died 26 October 1764, in Paris.

Sculptor.

René Michel Slodtz was the seventh son of Sébastien Slodtz and his tenth child. He shone at the Académie Royale where his fellow students had already nicknamed him Michel-Ange (Michelangelo), a moniker he was to keep all his life. In January ...

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Subjects: Sculpture and Carving ; 18th-Century Art

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