The sculptor Jean-Antoine Houdon died at the age of 87. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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French neoclassical sculptor famous for his portrait busts and statues of philosophers, inventors and political figures.
He studied at the Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture and at the École royale des élèves protégés.
He became a member of the Académie de peinture et de sculpture and then became a professor.