Gilles-Paul Cauvet


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(b Aix-en-Provence, 17 April 1731; d Paris 14 Nov 1788). French architect, sculptor, interior decorator and silversmith. His surviving metalwork includes a gilded bronze pair of candlesticks depicting Minerva and Victory (Louvre, Paris).

From The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

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