Louis Desprez

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L'Ingénue ou la jeune fille au limaçon, 1843, by Louis Desprez. Musée de Picardie, Amiens

Louis Desprez (1799 – 1870) was a French sculptor.

Born in Paris, he was a pupil of Francois Joseph Bosio. He went to Rome after winning the Prix de Rome for Sculpture in 1826. He was principally distinguished for his busts and portrait statues.

References[edit]

  • L'œuvre sculpté de Louis Desprez (1799-1870), Julie Pinaton. Villeneuve d'Ascq : Dactylogramme, 2003, 2 vol. (75-13p.-66 p. de pl.). Maîtrise : Histoire de l'Art : Lille 3 : 2003, sous la direction de M. Chappey. Bibliogr. p. 69-70.