François Coudray

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Marble of Saint Sebastien, today displayed in the musée du Louvre

François Coudray (born c. 1678 in Villecerf, in the Province of Champagne (now commune of Messon in the French departement of Aube) and died April 29, 1727 in Dresden, Duchy of Saxony (now federal state of Saxony, Germany) is a French sculptor who spent more of his prominent artistic life in Dresden where he was the First sculptor of the King Augustus II the Strong.


  • Emmanuel Bénézit (consolidated under the direction of Jacques Busse edition), Dictionary sculptors designers and engravers, painters t. 4 (Coudert-Dzwonowski) Gründ, 1999, 957 p. (ISBN 2-7000-3010-9), p. 7 "Coudray Francis"