Christophe-Gabriel Allegrain

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Birthday
11, 1710
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 10, 1795 (84)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
11, 1710
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 10, 1795 (84)

About

French sculptor who created a neoclassical style with Rococo charm. He sculpted La Baigneuse (Diane), finished in 1778.

Before Fame

He grew up in Paris and started creating art at a young age.

Trivia

His most famous piece was a marble Bather which was commissioned through the B√Ętiments du Roi.

Family Life

He was born into a well-established family of landscape painters in Paris.

Associated With

He and Edouard Manet both grew up in Paris.