Laurent Marqueste

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Birthday
12, 1848
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Apr 5, 1920 (71)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
12, 1848
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Apr 5, 1920 (71)

About

French sculptor of the neo-Baroque Beaux-Arts tradition. He sculpted Nessus, located in the Tuileries Gardens in Paris.

Before Fame

He worked as a professor at the École des Beaux-Arts.

Trivia

His sculptures often portrayed two figures and were executed by specialist carvers who pointed up his models.

Family Life

His parents raised him in Toulouse, France.

Associated With

He made a famous bust of writer Victor Hugo.