French, 16th – 17th century, male.
Born in Le Mans; died 1644, in Le Mans.
Sculptor (terracotta/marble), painter. Religious subjects.
Gervais I Delabarre the Elder came from a long line of sculptors that extended from the late 16th century to the first few years of the 18th. Along with Charles Hoyau and Pierre Biardeau, Delabarre is regarded as one of the most important terracotta sculptors in the Le Mans region in the 17th century. Unfortunately, many of his works have disappeared. He made an ...