David d'Angers


Birthday March 12, 1788

Birth Sign Pisces

Birthplace France

DEATH DATE Jan 4, 1856 (67)

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French sculptor and medallist known for his pediment of the Pantheon and his marble Wounded Philopoemen in the Louvre.

Before Fame

He studied in the studio of Jean-Jacques Delusse and then went to Paris to study under Philippe-Laurent Roland.


He was born Pierre-Jean David, but adopted the name David d'Angers once he became an artist.

Family Life

His father was a wood carver and sculptor.

Associated With

His work was admired by writer Victor Hugo.