Louis Kley

(1833 - 1911)

BIOGRAPHY

Louis Kley (French, 1833-1911) was a celebrated sculptor born in Sens (Yonne) on March 17, 1833 and died in Celle Ville, France on March 8, 1911.

He exhibited at the Salon in Paris in 1853 and won a medal at the Barbedienne competition. He also exhibited successfully at many of the the international exhibitions of the period including a silver medal at the Paris Exposition Universelle of 1889.

His works can be found in anumber of museums including: Le Museé de Sens, France - "Allegorie" - "Les Vestales" - "Brennus"
Museé des Castres, France - 'Bust of Cardinal Bernardon"

Literature:

E. Benezit, 'Dictionaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs et Graveurs', Gründ - Nouvelle Edition, 1976 - Volume 6, Page 242.
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