Charles Despiau

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Birthday
4, 1874
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Oct 30, 1946 (71)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
4, 1874
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Oct 30, 1946 (71)

About

French sculptor whose work consists of mostly portraits and nudes exemplifying classicism, such as the bronze statue Adolescent Girl.

Before Fame

He studied at the École des Arts Décoratifs and later at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts.

Trivia

His works are in the collections of over thirty museums in France and over 100 museums around the world.

Family Life

His parents raised him in Mont-de-Marsan, Landes.

Associated With

He and William Wetmore Story both have works in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.