Modelling from Life, Edouard Joseph Dantan

Modelling from Life, Edouard Danton

In 1874 Dantan received his first Salon medal, for a picture of a monk making a wood-carving, which the State purchased for the nantes Museum. In 1875 he won a gold medal at the Rouen Exposition with a picture which was purchased by the city for its municipal museum. In 1880 he took another Salon medal for a picture of his father sculpturing a bas-relief, which the State bought for the Luxembourg. This seemed to give a new direction to his talent, and he painted a number of pictures representing these artistic interiors, all of which enjoyed great

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Edouard Joseph Dantan

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