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Louis Octave Mattei (1877)

Louis Octave Joseph Mattéi [commonly known as Louis Octave Mattéi] was born in Vern-d'Anjou, Maine-et-Loire, France on 20 November 1877. He moved to Paris where he was a pupil of the Georges Tonnelier (1858-1937).  Mattéi subsequently worked as a sculptor and medal engraver and exhibited at the Salon of the Société des Artistes Français in Paris from 1904 to 1914. He died in 1918.We are grateful to Chris Mees for assistance.

Verdun - On ne passe pas, circa 1917
Louis Octave Mattei
Verdun - On ne passe pas, circa 1917  For sale