Aime-Jules Dalou /   Aimé-Jules Dalou

France 1838 - 1902

Sculpture

Aime-Jules Dalou
Aimé-Jules Dalou
Male
France
1838
March 22, 2013
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Aime-Jules Dalou was born in Paris to a working-class family of Huguenot background, and was raised in an atmosphere of secularity and Republican socialism. He was the pupil of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, who sponsored him for the Petite École, where he sympathized with Alphonse Legros and Fantin-Latour. In 1854 he attended the École des Beaux-Arts de Paris in the François-Joseph Duret classroom.

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