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Antoine Coysevox

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Coysevox, Antoine (1640–1720), French sculptor. In 1679 he was commissioned by Louis XIV to work on the Palace of Versailles, where he carved the equestrian marble relief of the king, in addition to 2 ornate sculptures for the gardens—“Renown” and “Mercury.” He also carved sculptures for the Cathedral of Notre Dame, as well as the tombs of finance minister Jean Baptiste Colbert and Cardinal Mazarin in Paris.

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