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History and technique of the medal: biographies dating from 1928 or 1967. The artists and works by Henri Classens (1930).

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Hubert PONSCARME

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Born in the Vosges region in 1827, died in 1903. He spent his first years in the fields. His Father was planning to make him a priest, but he was...

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Victor PETER

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Victor PETER’s career was less one of a medal maker, than one of a sculptor. As a matter of fact, he started out in the workshop of the sculptor Theodore...

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Louis-Oscar ROTY

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Born in 1846, died in 1911 inParis. He first attended drawing lessons with Lecoq de Boisbaudran at the "Arts Décoratifs", the entered the "Ecole des Beaux...

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Paul Marcel DAMMANN

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Although he won first prize in Rome in 1908 at the age of twenty-three, it was only after the war that Paul-Marcel DAMMANN started producing continuously and...

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Maurice DELANNOY

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Maurice DELANNOY came neither from a school, nor a private workshop; He taught himself, having only his perseverance and energy but also, one must admit, an...

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