Alexandre Falguiere

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Birthday
7, 1831
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Apr 20, 1900 (68)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
7, 1831
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Apr 20, 1900 (68)

About

French sculptor and painter known for his bronze statues and other works, including Victor of the Cockfight, made in 1864.

Before Fame

He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts and won the Prix de Rome in 1859.

Trivia

His Triumph of the Republic is possibly his best known and most successful work.

Family Life

His parents raised him in Toulouse.

Associated With

He and Auguste Rodin were contemporaries.