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Baudichon: ALBIN HALLER silver

SKU: 8719-18872-4B $200.00
France. ALBIN HALLER, Professor of Organic Chemistry at the Sorbonne. By René Baudichon (1878-1963). Silver plaquette 49mm x 68mm (edge stamped 1ARGENT). Freeman 224 (bronze). $200. ------------ René Baudichon was born at Tours on March 24 1878. He was a student at the École des Beaux-Art at Tours and later at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts. He studied under Ernest Barries, François Sicard, Fréderic-Charles Victor de Vernon, and Oscar Roty. He was admitted to the Salon des Artistes Français in 1903, where he won a bronze medal in 1904 for a plaque commissioned by the Chamber of Commence of Blois. He later won a silver medal in1914 and a gold medal in 1921. He designed numerous medallic works, but also worked as a sculptor and caricaturist. Baudichon died in Paris in 1963
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