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François Pompon

François Pompon (9 May 1855 – 6 May 1933) was a French sculptor and animalier. Born in Saulieu in Burgundy, he moved to Paris. Beginning in 1870 he studied under the noted animalier Pierre Louis Rouillard at the École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs, and later worked as Auguste Rodin‘s assistant.