Edme Bouchardon

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Place: Chaumont-En-Bassigny

Born: 1698

Death: 1762

Nationality: France

Biography:

Edmé Bouchardon (29 May 1698 – 27 July 1762) was a French sculptor, esteemed in his day as the greatest sculptor of his time and valued as a draughtsman as well. Born at Chaumont-en-Bassigny, the son of a sculptor and architect, Jean-Baptiste Bouchardon (1698–1762), he became the pupil of Guillaume Coustou and gained the prix de Rome in 1722. Resis...