Edme Bouchardon (Biographical details)

Edme Bouchardon (sculptor/medallist; designer; French; Male; 1698 - 1762)

Also known as

Bouchardon, Edme

Biography

Sculptor and designer. Trained by Guillaume Coustou; won the Prix de Rome in 1722 and spent the next ten years in the Italian city; some of his most famous works include the Fontaine des Quatre Saisons in rue de Grenelle, Paris (1739/45), Cupid carving his bow out of the club of Hercules (1740/50, Louvre) and the equestrian statue of Louis XV for Place de la Concorde (destroyed).