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ID: 500015509
 
Record Type: Person
Pajou, Augustin (French sculptor and draftsman, 1730-1809)

Note: Pajou was born into a family of sculptors and was among the most successful artists of his generation. He received many royal and public commissions as a favorite of Louis XVI's mistress, Madame du Barry. He was also a famed portraitist, which allowed him to continue to find clientele after the Revolution. French sculptor and draughtsman.

Names:
Pajou, Augustin (preferred,V,index)
Augustin Pajou (V,display)
Augustin Pajou le Père (V)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
draftsman
sculptor
court artist
portraitist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Events:
winner of contest/prize:   won the Prix de Rome in 1748  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
parent by marriage (in-law) of ....  Clodion  Pajou's daughter, Flora, married Clodion
....................................................  (French sculptor, 1738-1814) [500115369]
parent of ....  Pajou, Jacques Augustin  
................  (French painter, 1766-1828) [500028425]
student of ....  Lemoyne, Jean-Baptiste, the younger  ca. 1744
..................  (French sculptor, 1704-1778) [500015004]
teacher of ....  Beauvallet, Pierre-Nicolas  
..................  (French sculptor, ornamentalist, and painter, 1750-1818) [500040677]
teacher of ....  Dardel, Robert-Guillaume  
..................  (French sculptor, printmaker, and painter, 1749-1821) [500025959]
teacher of ....  Deseine, Louis-Pierre  
..................  (French sculptor, 1749-1822) [500060078]
teacher of ....  Dumont, Jacques Edme  
..................  (French sculptor, 1761-1844) [500099472]
teacher of ....  Roland, Philippe-Laurent  
..................  (French sculptor, 1746-1816) [500022752]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Pajou, Augustin (I)

Biographies:
(French sculptor and draftsman, 1730-1809) ..... [VP Preferred]
(French sculptor, 1730-1809) ..... [AVERY]
(French artist, 1730-1809) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(French artist, 1730-1809) ..... [WCP]
(French painter, 1730-1809) ..... [PROV]
(French, 1730-1809) ..... [JPGM]
(artist 1730-1809) ..... [GRL]
(French sculptor, 1730-1809) ..... [GRLPSC]
(French sculptor, 1730-1809) ..... [BHA]
(French sculptor, 1730-1809) ..... [Grove Art]

Sources and Contributors:
Augustin Pajou ........ [PROV, VP]
..............................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Augustin Pajou le Père ........ [VP]
...........................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Pajou, Augustin ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, JPGM Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
................................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
................................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) XXIII, 794
................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 97100683
................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, JPGM, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Draper and Scherf, Augustin Pajou (1997)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) XXIII, 794
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 22 Oct 2002
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 97100683
....................  McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Art (1969)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 24 February 2005
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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