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Charles Louis Eugène Virion
French, 1865–(?)
Running Elephant, 1890–1900
Cast bronze, ivory
H. 17 in. x W. 9 1/16 in. x L. 29 1/8 in.
IUAM 94.77

A student of the sculptors Aube and Gauthier, no record exists that Virion attended the Ècole des Beaux-Arts, but he began to exhibit at the Salon des Artistes Français in 1886. He won an honorable mention in 1893 and a bronze medal at the Exposition Universelle.

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