Antoine Bourdelle

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Birthday
30, 1861
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Oct 1, 1929 (67)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
30, 1861
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Oct 1, 1929 (67)

About

Influential and prolific French sculptor, painter, and teacher. He created the bronze statue Monument La France, in 1922.

Before Fame

He left school when he was 13 to work as a wood carver in his father's cabinet making shop.

Trivia

His studio became the Musée Bourdelle, an art museum dedicated to his work.

Family Life

His parents raised him in the Montauban compound.

Associated With

His work was admired by Auguste Rodin .