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Clodion

Clodion (klōdēôNˈ) [key] or Claude Michel klōd mēshĕlˈ, 1738–1814, French rococo sculptor. He executed several important commissions under Louis XVI but is best remembered for his bas-reliefs and small figure groups in bronze and terra-cotta representing fauns, nymphs, and children. He is represented in the Louvre and in the Metropolitan Museum.

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