Lenoir, Alexandre, 1761-1839

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1761-12-27
Death 1839-06-11
French
French

Biographical notes:

Archaeologist and author of extensive descriptions of French monuments, Lenoir was a notable figure of the French Revolution, devoted to saving the monuments of France's past from destruction and sale on foreign markets. He kept an inventory of the Musée des Antiquités et Monuments Français under his administration from 1791 to 1816.

From the description of Miscellaneous papers, ca. 1795-1825. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80692223

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Subjects:

  • Monuments--Conservation and restoration
  • Art restorers

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Amiens, France (as recorded)
  • France (as recorded)
  • Martinique, the W. Indies (as recorded)