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Louis Auvray (7 April 1810, ValenciennesTemplate:Ndash29 August 1890, Paris) was a French sculptor and art critic. He was the pupil of David d'Angers and was the brother of Félix Auvray, a painter. He continued the Dictionnaire Général des Artistes de l'école française depuis l'origine des arts du dessin jusqu'à nos jours, started by Émile Bellier de La Chavignerie.

Main works

  • Portrait d'Alexandre Charles Sauvageot, 1863, bust, marble, Paris, Louvre
  • Portrait du peintre Gentile Bellini, 1871, bust, marble, Paris, Louvre
  • Portrait du chroniqueur Jean Froissart, 1843, bust, marble, Versailles
  • Portrait du musicien Jean-François Lesueur, bust, marble, Versailles
  • Portrait du sculpteur Jacques François Joseph Saly, bust, marble, Versailles
  • Portrait du sculpteur Jacques François Joseph Saly, 1838, bust, marble, Valenciennes

References

  • Geneviève Bresc-Bautier, Isabelle Leroy-Jay Lemaistre , Musée du Louvre. département des sculptures du Moyen Âge, de la Renaissance et des temps modernes. Sculpture française II. Renaissance et temps modernes. vol. 1 Adam - Gois, Réunion des musées nationaux editions, Paris, 1998
  • Simone Hoog, Musée national de Versailles. Les sculptures. I- Le musée, Réunion des musées nationaux, Paris, 1993





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