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Daniel Dupuis Portrait

Daniel Dupuis

Also Known as: Daniel Jean-Baptiste Dupuis

Born:
Blois, France 1849

Died:
Paris, France 1899

Photo Caption:
Self-Portrait. Daniel Dupuis. Courtesy Nicolas Maier.

Luce Artist Biography

The son of a painter, Jean-Baptiste Daniel-Dupuis entered the prestigious École des Beaux-Arts in Paris when he was sixteen. During his career, his focus changed from painting to sculpture, and later to medallions. He won several awards all over Europe for his work, and two years before he died, he was appointed an Officer of the Legion of Honor in Paris.