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COUSTOU, Nicolas (1658 - 1733), Sculptor, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COUSTOU, Nicolas (1658 - 1733), Sculptor, draughtsman

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French, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 9 January 1658, in Lyons; died 1 May 1733, in Paris.

Sculptor, draughtsman. Religious subjects, figures. Groups.

Nicolas Coustou was the son of master carpenter and wood sculptor François Coustou, and Claudine Coysevox, sister of the sculptor Antoine Coysevox. As a young man he lived with his family, and his father taught him the basic principles of

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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