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COUSTOU, Guillaume II (1716 - 1777), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COUSTOU, Guillaume II (1716 - 1777), Sculptor

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French, 18th century, male.

Born 17 March 1716, in Paris; died 13 July 1777, in Paris.


Guillaume Coustou II was the fourth child of the marriage between Guillaume Coustou (brother of Nicolas and son of François Coustou) and Geneviève Julie Morel (daughter of Claude Morel, butler to the Chancellor of France). He was an official sculptor to the King, and was admitted by the Académie on

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