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ID: 500115422
 
Record Type: Person
Coysevox, Antoine (French sculptor, 1640-1720)

Note: Coysevox is regarded as one of the most accomplished sculptors of the reign of King Louis XIV and famed for his animated and naturally conceived portraits. From 1666 until his death he held the title of 'Sculpteur du Roi.' He made many garden statues for Versailles, as well as interior decoration and a relief of Louis XIV in the 'Salon del la Guerre.'

Names:
Coysevox, Antoine (preferred,V,index)
Antoine Coysevox (V,display)
Coisevaux, Antoine (V)
Coyzevox, Antoine (V)
Quoizevaux, Antoine (V)
Quoizeveaux, Antoine (V)
Quoyzeveau, Antoine (V)
Anthoine Quoyzeveau (V)  ....  name on baptismal document

Nationalities:
French (preferred)
Parisian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
portraitist
interior decorator

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Lyon (Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Versailles (Yvelines, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
apprentice was ....  Coudray, François  
..........................  (French sculptor, 1678-1727) [500052670]
collaborated with ....  Collignon, Gaspard  
................................  (French sculptor, died 1702) [500022550]
collaborated with ....  Joly, Jean  
................................  (French sculptor, 1654-1740) [500122484]
collaborated with ....  Tuby, Jean, the elder  
................................  (French sculptor, 1635-1700) [500000922]
employee of ....  Lerambert, Louis II  
....................  (French sculptor, 1620-1670) [500104081]
member of ....  Coustou family  
................  (French sculptors, active 17th-18th centuries) [500122405]
patron was ....  Louis XIV, King of France  
..................  (French monarch, collector, and patron, 1638-1715) [500122256]
sibling by marriage (in-law) of ....  Bourdy, Pierre  
......................................................  (French sculptor, active 1684-1711) [500109361]
sibling by marriage (in-law) of ....  Coustou, François  
......................................................  (French woodcarver, 1657-1690) [500122407]
teacher of ....  Frémin, René  
..................  (French sculptor, 1672-1744) [500016703]
teacher of ....  Leclerc, Louis-Auguste  
..................  (French sculptor and painter, born 1688 or 1689, died 1771) [500043066]
teacher of ....  Lemoyne, Jean-Louis  
..................  (French sculptor, 1665-1755) [500018367]
teacher of ....  Thierry, Jean  
..................  (French sculptor, 1669-1739) [500054878]
uncle of ....  Coustou, Guillaume, I  Guillaume was the nephew and student of Antoine
..............  (French sculptor, 1677-1746) [500115402]
uncle of ....  Coustou, Nicolas  
..............  (French sculptor, 1658-1733) [500031564]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Coysevox, Antoine (I)

Biographies:
(French sculptor, 1640-1720) ..... [VP Preferred]
(French sculptor, 1640-1720) ..... [Grove Art]
(French artist, 1640-1720) ..... [PROV]
(French artist, 1640-1720) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(French artist, 1640-1720) ..... [WCP]
(artist 1640-1720) ..... [GRL]
(French sculptor, 1640-1720) ..... [GRLPSC]
(French sculptor, 1640-1720) ..... [BHA]

Sources and Contributors:
Anthoine Quoyzeveau ........ [VP]
........................................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
Antoine Coysevox ........ [VP]
..................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Coisevaux, Antoine ........ [WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld]
......................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
......................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Coysevox, Antoine ........ [BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art, VP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
....................................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976) 3/248
....................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
....................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 88000380
....................................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 127
....................................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Coyzevox, Antoine ........ [BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP]
....................................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
....................................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
....................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002)
....................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Quoizevaux, Antoine ........ [BHA, PROV, VP]
........................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
........................................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976) 3/248
........................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
Quoizeveaux, Antoine ........ [GRL]
..........................................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
Quoyzeveau, Antoine ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
........................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
........................................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [BHA, GRL, GRLPSC, Grove Art, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  AKL
....................  BHA (as Coysevox)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Blunt, Art and Architecture in France (1973)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976) 3/248
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Encyclopedia of World Art (1959-1987)
....................  Getty Research Library Photo Archive database
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002)
....................  Les chevaux de Marly (1985)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 88000380
....................  Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996) 127
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Kunstler (1980-1986)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) Accessed 06/24/2002.
.......... Oxford Concise Dictionary of Art and Artists (1996)
.......... Souchal, French Sculptors (1977) 176
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