French, 18th century, male.
Born 17 April 1731, in Aix-en-Provence; died 15 November 1788, in Paris.
Architect, sculptor, draughtsman, designer of ornamental architectural features. Decorative motifs. Furniture.
Gilles Cauvet, sculptor to Monsieur, the king's brother, banished the mannered style from interior decoration, preferring classical simplicity. He was director of the Académie de St-Luc in Paris, and organised the Exhibition of ...