Oscar ROTY

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FrenchBorn Oscar ROTY

French medallist

Born on June 11, 1846 in Paris , France

Died on March 23, 1911 in Paris , France

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Louis-Oscar Roty was born on 11 June 1846 in Paris. He first studied painting and sculpture, working under Lecoq de Boisbaudran, Augustin-Alexandre Dumont and François-Joseph-Hubert Ponscarme. Ponscarme (1827–1903), his mentor, was largely responsible for the renewal of medallic art at the end of the nineteenth century. In 1867 he had abandoned the medal rim in his design for his medal of Naudet, the background and graphics becoming part of the sculpture.

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