Francois Pompon/ Francois Pompon

France 1855 - 1933

Sculpture

Francois Pompon
Francois Pompon
Male
France
1855
July 26, 2013
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François Pompon was a French sculptor and animalier who made his Salon debut in 1879, exhibiting a statue of Victor Hugo’s Cosette. He was a pioneer of modern stylized animalier sculpture.

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