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ID: 500024799
 
Record Type: Person
Pigalle, Jean-Baptiste (French sculptor, 1714-1785)

Note: French sculptor; along with Etienne-Maurice Falconet and Augustin Pajou, one of the most eminent sculptors in mid-18th-century France. His most well-known sculpture is a seated statue of Mercury; he is also known for portraits.

Names:
Pigalle, Jean-Baptiste (preferred,V,index)
Jean-Baptiste Pigalle (V,display)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)
Parisian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
portraitist
mythological artist

Gender: male

Events:
active:   Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
apprentice was ....  Houdon, Jean-Antoine  
..........................  (French sculptor, 1741-1828) [500003939]
collaborated with ....  Allegrain, Christophe-Gabriel  
................................  (French sculptor, 1710-1795) [500122951]
patron was ....  Pompadour, Jeanne Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de  
..................  (French noble, patron, and engraver, 1721-1764) [500020051]
sibling by marriage (in-law) of ....  Allegrain, Christophe-Gabriel  
......................................................  (French sculptor, 1710-1795) [500122951]
student of ....  Le Lorrain, Robert  
..................  (French sculptor, 1666-1743) [500005853]
student of ....  Lemoyne, Jean-Baptiste, the younger  
..................  (French sculptor, 1704-1778) [500015004]
teacher of ....  Clodion  
..................  (French sculptor, 1738-1814) [500115369]
teacher of ....  Lebrun, André Jean  
..................  (French sculptor, 1737-1811, active in Italy and Poland) [500025372]
teacher of ....  Moitte, Jean Guillaume  
..................  (French sculptor and draftsman, 1746-1810) [500008594]
uncle of ....  Mouchy, Louis-Philippe  
..............  (French sculptor, 1734-1801) [500016144]
uncle of ....  Pigalle, Jean-Pierre  
..............  (French sculptor, 1734-1796) [500312808]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Pigalle, Jean-Baptiste (I)

Biographies:
(French sculptor, 1714-1785) ..... [BHA Preferred]
(French artist, 1714-1785) ..... [PROV]
(French sculptor, 1714-1785) ..... [GRLPSC]
(French sculptor, 1714-1785) ..... [Grove Art]
(French sculptor, 1714-1785) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Jean-Baptiste Pigalle ........ [VP]
.............................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Pigalle, Jean-Baptiste ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred]
...............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
...............................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
...............................................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP]
....................  Artist Biographies Master Index (1986)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Art (1969)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 24 February 2005
.......... J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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