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|Birth:||30th October, 1861|
|Death:||1st October, 1929|
|Profession:||Painter, Sculptor, Teacher|
Antoine Bourdelle was an influential and prolific French sculptor, painter, and teacher. His studio became the Musée Bourdelle, an art museum dedicated to his work, located at 18, rue Antoine Bourdelle, in the 15th arrondissement of Paris, France. He left school in 1874 to assist in his father's workshop but in 1876 he received a bursary from Montauban which enabled him to study at Toulouse's Académie des Beaux-Arts. He stayed there for eight years. 1928 saw a retrospective exhibition to celebrate the inauguration of the Brussels Palais des Beaux-Arts and 1929, the year of his death, saw the Monument to Adam Mickiewicz inaugurated. In 1931 there was a great retrospective of Bourdelle's work at the Paris Orangerie. He is buried in Montparnasse cemetery.
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