Jean Bernard Duseigneur
Jean Bernard Duseigneur (1808 - 6 March 1866), also known as Jehan Duseigneur, was a French romantic sculptor.
Duseigneur was born in Paris, studied at the École des Beaux-Arts, and in 1831 achieved renown when he exhibited Roland Furieux, now in Louvre and often regarded as the first romantic sculpture. He turned quickly almost exclusively to the production of religious works, along with medallions and busts of Jacques de Rougé, Marquis du Plessis-Bellière (now in the Palace of Versailles), and poet Gérard de Nerval.
- Joseph Thomas, Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology, Lippincott, 1908, page 882.
- Universalis encyclopedia entry ‹See Tfd›(in French)
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