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ID: 500115324
 
Record Type: Person
Girardon, François (French sculptor, 1628-1715)

Note: An outstanding sculptor of King Louis XIV's reign who was more classical and restrained than his contemporary, Coysevox. Much of his work was for Versailles, including his famous 'Apollo Tended by the Nymphs.' His equestrian statue of Louis XIV was destroyed during the French Revolution. His wife, Catherine Duchemin, was a flower painter. Comment on works: Mythology

Names:
Girardon, François (preferred,V,index)
François Girardon (V,display)
Giradon, François (V)
Girardon, Francois (V)
Francois Girardon (LU,V)
F. Girardon (LU,U)
Giradon (LU,U)
Girardon (LU,U)
M. Girardon (LU,U)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)
Parisian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
painter
collector

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Troyes (Champagne-Ardenne, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
apprentice was ....  Arcis, Marc  
..........................  (French sculptor and draftsman, 1655-1739) [500063607]
apprentice was ....  Nourrisson, Eustache  
..........................  (French sculptor, 1654-1706) [500122879]
apprentice was ....  Poirier, Claude  
..........................  (French sculptor, 1657-1729) [500008789]
collaborated with ....  Le Brun, Charles  
................................  (French designer, painter, 1619-1690) [500016215]
collaborated with ....  Mansart, Jules Hardouin  
................................  (French architect and garden designer, 1646-1708) [500029668]
collaborated with ....  Martin, Denis  
................................  (French sculptor, died 1714) [500122872]
collaborated with ....  Mignard, Paul  
................................  (French painter and printmaker, 1639-1691) [500016404]
collaborated with ....  Regnaudin, Thomas  
................................  (French sculptor, 1622-1706) [500022081]
collaborated with ....  Tuby, Jean, the elder  
................................  (French sculptor, 1635-1700) [500000922]
patron was ....  Louis XIV, King of France  
..................  (French king, 1638-1715) [500122256]
predecessor of ....  Coustou, Nicolas  1700
..........................  (French sculptor, 1658-1733) [500031564]
spouse of ....  Duchemin, Catherine  
................  (French painter, 1630-1698) [500110424]
teacher of ....  Charpentier, René  
..................  (French sculptor, draftsman, and printmaker, 1680-1723) [500009015]
teacher of ....  Chauveau, René  
..................  (French sculptor, 1663-1722) [500046785]
teacher of ....  Frémin, René  
..................  (French sculptor, 1672-1744) [500016703]
teacher of ....  Granier, Pierre  
..................  (French sculptor, 1635-1715) [500087292]
teacher of ....  Joly, Jean  
..................  (French sculptor, 1654-1740) [500122484]
teacher of ....  Slodtz, Sébastien  
..................  (Flemish sculptor, 1655-1726, active in France) [500023290]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Girardon, François (I)

Biographies:
(French sculptor, 1628-1715) ..... [VP Preferred]
(French sculptor, 1628-1715) ..... [BHA]
(French sculptor; born Troyes (France), 1628; died Paris (France), 1715) ..... [CCA]
(French sculptor, 1628-1715) ..... [GRLPSC]
(French painter, 1628-1715) ..... [PROV]
(French, 1628-1715) ..... [JPGM]
(French artist, 1628-1715) ..... [WCP]
(French artist, 1628-1715) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(French sculptor, 1628-1715) ..... [Grove Art]
(French artist, 1628-1715) ..... [PROV]
(Unknown artist) ..... [GRISC]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
F. Girardon ........ [PROV]
........................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
François Girardon ........ [CCA, GRISC, PROV, VP]
....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Francois Girardon ........ [PROV]
....................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Giradon ........ [PROV]
.................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Giradon, François ........ [VP]
....................................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
Girardon ........ [PROV]
...................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Girardon, François ........ [BHA Preferred, CCA Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP Preferred]
......................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
......................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
......................................  M. Knoedler & Co. records, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2012-)
......................................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 209
......................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
......................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
Girardon, Francois ........ [JPGM Preferred, PROV, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
......................................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
......................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
......................................  Witt Library, Authority files
M. Girardon ........ [PROV]
........................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)

Subject: ........ [BHA, CCA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRLPSC, Grove Art, JPGM, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Balteau et al., Dictionnaire de biographie française (1933-)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr98009779
....................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
....................  Getty Provenance Index Databases [online] (1999)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr98009779
....................  M. Knoedler & Co. records, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2012-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982) 229
....................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 209
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA, PROV, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
.......... Souchal, French Sculptors (1977) 2:14
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