Pierre Julien

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Birthday
20, 1731
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Dec 17, 1804 (73)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
20, 1731
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Dec 17, 1804 (73)

About

French sculptor who worked in a range of rococo and neoclassical styles. He sculpted Amalthea and Jupiter's goat, commissioned by Louis XVI.

Before Fame

He studied at the École de dessin of Lyon, then entered the Parisian atelier of Guillaume Coustou the Younger.

Trivia

He won a Prix de Rome for sculpture with a bas-relief panel of a subject from Antiquity in 1765.

Family Life

His parents raised him in the village of Saint-Paulien.

Associated With

He and Edouard Lanteri are both famous French sculptors.