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Jean-Baptiste Cadet De Beaupre was appointed professor at the Academy of Valenciennes in 1785 and later he became professor of sculpture in Lille. During the French Restoration, he executed a statue of Louis XVIII which was erected in the middle of the courtyard of the Stock Exchange and removed in 1830. He created several portrait busts, including those of Louis XVII and Voltaire.
Two of his son followed in his footsteps. Auguste Phidias was professor in Lille
and Aimé Caesar Maximilian was a professor at the Academy.
Animals playing the flute 1782, Bacchante and a small Satyr, 1782, City of
Voltaire, terracotta bust, Museums of Fine Arts of Valenciennes
Miss Duchesnois, bust; Jean Joseph Pruvost Mustelier, terracotta bust, Museum
of Fine Arts of Valenciennes.
Louis XVIII. (Statue originally erected in the courtyard of the Stock Exchange. It
was removed in 1830), Museum of Fine Arts Douai ( plaster model).
Bust of Louis XVIII, terracotta bust, Museum of Fine Arts Douai
Rosalie Durieux, terracotta statue, Museum of Fine Arts of Valenciennes
The actress Catherine Rafin, terracotta bust, Museum of Fine Arts of
Bust of a man, terracotta bust, Museum of Fine Arts of Valenciennes
Portrait of a man, terracotta bust, Museum of Fine Arts in Lille, 1819
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