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Antoine Étex

Étex, Antoine (äNtwänˈ ātĕksˈ) [key], 1808–88, French sculptor, painter, and architect. A pupil of Ingres, he is best known as a sculptor. Among his works are two large groups, Resistance and Peace, on the Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile, Paris; Géricault's tomb; and the monument to Ingres at Montauban.

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