Edouard-Marcel Sandoz ( - )

Édouard-Marcel Sandoz was born in Switzerland. He is a figurative and animal sculptor and watercolourist. He studied at the École des Beaux-arts in Paris with Antonin Mercié and Jean-Antoine Injalbert.

Sandoz is best known for his numerous porcelain boxes, bottles, carafes, tea and coffee sets. He worked with various materials, marble, bronze and ceramics. His style owes much to art nouveau.

He founded the French society of animal artists in 1933. His commitment to his fellow artists led him to chair the Taylor Foundation for nearly twenty years. He created the Œuvre des enfants d'artistes and participated in the creation of the Cité des arts in Paris. Sandoz was a member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts and the Institut de France.

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