Charles Pillet (July 20, 1869 – 1960) was a French sculptor and engraver.
Born in Paris, Pillet was a pupil of Henri-Michel-Antoine Chapu and Jules-Clément Chaplain. He won the first Grand Prix de Rome engraving medals 1890. He became a member of the Société des Artistes Français in 1898. The Louvre preserves a letter he wrote to Eugène Delacroix.
Honors and awards
- Grand Prix de Rome engraving medal in 1890.
- Third-class medal in 1895.
- Second-class medal in 1896.
- Silver medal at the Universal Exhibition of 1900.
- First class medal in 1905.
- Medal of Honor in 1923.
- Knight of the Legion of Honour in 1911.
- Emmanuel Bénézit Dictionary of painters, sculptors, designers and engravers, 1976, Volume 8, p. 336.
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