Johan Tobias Sergel

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Birthday
7, 1740
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Feb 26, 1814 (73)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
7, 1740
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Feb 26, 1814 (73)

About

Swedish neoclassical sculptor from Stockholm who sculpted several subjects from classical mythology, such as Diomedes Stealing the Palladium.

Before Fame

He studied in Paris and then moved to Rome.

Trivia

He sculpted a huge representation of The Muse of History Recording the Deeds of Gustavus Adolphus.

Family Life

He was the son of the decorator Christoffer Sergel.

Associated With

He sculpted a monument to philosopher Rene Descartes.