Quatremère de Quincy, Antoine-Chrysostôme
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French architectural theorist, archaeologist and sculptor. Born Paris 21. 10. 1755, died there 28. 12. 1849. Legal training at Collège Louis-le-Grand, Paris, and training as a sculptor. Tourist in Italy 1776 and 1783/84. 1789 member of the Commune de Paris and from 1791 of the Assemblée législative. Under arrest 1793/94. 1796 member of the Conseil des Cinq-Cents for the Département de la Seine. 1797–1800 in exile in Germany. From 1800, secretary of the Conseil Général of the Département de la Seine. From 1816, Intendant d…

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Barbanera, Marcello, “Quatremère de Quincy, Antoine-Chrysostôme”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00584>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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