Pierre-Charles Simart (born in Troyes on 27 June 1806, died in Paris on 27 May 1857) was a French sculptor.
The son of a carpenter from Troyes in Champagne, Simart was the pupil of Antoine Desbœuf, Charles Dupaty, Jean-Pierre Cortot and James Pradier. In 1833, he won the first Grand Prix of Rome for sculpture with a relief Le Vieillard et les enfants.
He was an elected member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts in 1852.
- La Poésie épique, statue, marble, Paris, Jardin du Luxembourg
- La Philosophie, statue, marble, Paris, Jardin du Luxembourg
- pediment of the Pavillon de l’Horloge, Louvre, Paris, with fellow sculptor Antoine-Louis Barye for architect Félix Duban, 1857
- Napoleon in coronation robes, L'Hôtel national des Invalides, Paris
- a chryselephantine (gold and ivory) recreation of the Athena Parthenos originally by classical sculptor Phidias, for patron Honoré Théodoric d'Albert de Luynes
- four Hellenic friezes and ten reliefs at the Château de Dampierre, for architect Felix Duban, 1841–1843
- (French) Emmanuel Schwartz, Les Sculptures de l'École des Beaux-Arts de Paris. Histoire, doctrines, catalogue, École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 2003
- This article incorporates information from the revision as of 2009-06-26 of the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia.
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