Acier, Michel-Victor or Dassier
French, 18th century, male.
Born 20 January 1736, in Versailles; died 1799.
Michel-Victor Acier studied in Paris, entered the École de l'Académie Royale under the patronage of Étienne-Maurice Falconet and in 1759 competed for the chief sculpture prize at the former École Académique. He produced his earliest work in Paris, including several statues for a church in Burgundy. In ...