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Pillet: IN CARITAS – PRO PATRIA.

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(World War I), France. IN CARITAS – PRO PATRIA. By Charles Pillet (1869-1960. Premier Grand Prix de Rome, 1890). Bronze 63mm. $125. Sorry, SOLD (October, 2021). --------- Charles Philippe Germain Aristide Pillet, sculptor and medallist was born on 20 July 1869 in Paris . He studied under Henri-Michel-Antoine Chapu and Jules-Clément Chaplain. He won the premier Grand Prix de Rome for medal engraving in 1890. He became a sociétaire des Artistes Français in 1898. In 1900 he won a silver medal at the Universal Exposition. Pillet was made a chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 1911. He won the Salon’s medal of honor in 1923. Pillet died in 1960.
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