Pierre Legros The Younger

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Birthday
12, 1666
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 3, 1719 (53)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
12, 1666
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 3, 1719 (53)

About

French sculptor who worked almost exclusively in Baroque Rome. He sculpted Stanislas Kostka on his deathbed.

Before Fame

He was awarded the prestigious Prix de Rome to study at the French Academy in Rome.

Trivia

He learned to sculpt from his father, while his mother taught him to draw.

Family Life

His brothers were the sculptors Gaspard and Balthazard Marsy.

Associated With

He and Gian Lorenzo Bernini are both sculptors associated with the Baroque style.