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Louis Ernest Barrias

 (1841 - 1905)
Louis Ernest Barrias was active/lived in France.  Louis Barrias is known for Beaux-Arts sculpture, public monuments.

Louis Ernest Barrias

Louis-Ernest Barrias (13 April 1841 - 4 February 1905) was a French sculptor of the Beaux-Arts* school.

He was born in Paris into a family of artists. His father was a porcelain-painter, and his older brother Félix-Joseph Barrias a well-known painter.  Louis-Ernest also started out as a painter, studying under Léon Cogniet, but later took up sculpture with Pierre-Jules Cavelier as teacher.

In 1858 he was admitted to the Ecole des Beaux-Arts* in Paris, where his teacher was François Jouffroy. In 1865 Barrias won the Prix de Rome* for study at the French Academy in Rome.

Barrias was involved in the decoration of the Paris Opéra and the Hôtel de la Païva in the Champs-Élysées. His work was mostly in marble, in a Rom  ...  Displaying 750 of 3006 characters.

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About  Louis Ernest Barrias

Born:  1841 - Paris, France
Died:   1905
Known for:  Beaux-Arts sculpture, public monuments