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Edmé Bouchardon

Bouchardon, Edmé (ĕdmāˈ bōshärdôNˈ) [key], 1698–1762, French sculptor; pupil of Guillaume Coustou. He is known for his fountain in the Rue de Grenelle, Paris, and for numerous works at Versailles, in the Louvre, and in Saint-Sulpice, Paris. Bouchardon was famous for the classical purity of his style.

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