Charles Pillet

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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[edit]

  • 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.

External links[edit]

  • Charles Pillet in American public collections, on the French Sculpture Census website Edit this at Wikidata