Fran OIS Girardon

Fran OIS Girardon

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Fran ois Girardon was a French sculptor. He was born at Troyes. As a boy he had for master a joiner and wood-carver of his native town, named Baudesson, under whom he is said to have worked at the chateau of Liebault, where he attracted the notice of Chancellor S guier. By the chancellor's influence Girardon was first removed to Paris and placed in the studio of Fran ois Anguier, and afterwards sent to Rome. In 1652 he was back in France, and seems at once to have addressed himself with something like ignoble subserviency to the task of conciliating the court painter Charles Le Brun. Girardon is reported to have declared himself incapable of composing a group, whether with truth or from motives of policy it is impossible to sayshow more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 613492041X
  • 9786134920414