Nicholas Coustou

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Birthday
9, 1658
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 1, 1773 (115)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
9, 1658
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 1, 1773 (115)

About

French sculptor and academic who made La Seine at la Marne, Berger Chasseur, and Descent from the Cross.

Before Fame

He moved to Paris when he was 18 to study under C.A. Coysevox, his uncle.

Trivia

He won the Colbert prize, also known as the Prix de Rome, at the age of 23.

Family Life

He was the son of a woodcarver who taught him about art.

Associated With

He was heavily influenced by the art of Michelangelo Buonarroti.