Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux

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Birthday
11, 1827
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Oct 12, 1875 (48)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
11, 1827
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Oct 12, 1875 (48)

About

French sculptor and painter during the Second Empire under Napoleon III. He sculpted the Antoine Watteau monument.

Before Fame

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

Trivia

His statue of a young boy smiling was one of his most popular works.

Family Life

His father was a mason.

Associated With

He studied the works of Michelangelo Buonarroti.