Which famous people have you outlived?

François Gaspard Adam

French artist

Died when: 51 years 87 days (614 months)
Star Sign: Gemini


François Gaspard Adam

François Gaspard Adam (May 23, 1710 – August 18, 1761) was a French rococo sculptor.A member of the Adam family of painters, François was born at Nancy, and studied under his father, .

He later followed his two brothers to Rome in 1730, before moving to Paris.In 1740, he took second in the Prix de Rome competition, but later won the contest and returned to Rome in 1742 to study at the Académie de France's campus there.

From 1747 to 1760, Adam was the principal sculptor of Frederick the Great of Prussia.Most of his work decorates the grounds at Frederick's Sanssouci Palace in Potsdam.

He died in Paris.

Related People

Edmé Bouchardon
French artist
Marcel Duchamp
French Artist
This content was extracted from Wikipedia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License