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Artist: Guillaume Coustou The Elder (1677 - 1746)
Nationality: French
Movement: Baroque
Media: Sculpture
Influences:

Biography:
Guillaume Coustou I was the leading member of a family of French sculptors. He initially trained under his uncle Coysevox and then worked mostly for patrons in the court. Coustou spent three years in Rome from 1697 to 1700 where he was influenced by the work of Bernini. His most famous sculptures are a set of two made for the French royal chateau at Marly titled Horse Tamers.


Artworks in Museum Collections: (60)
Click the artwork titles below to see actual examples of artwork or works of art relevant to works by Guillaume Coustou the Elder.

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Nicolas Coustou (Lyon, 1658-Paris, 1733), sculpteur (2e quart 18e siècle) by COUSTOU Guillaume Ier
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GUILLAUME COUSTOU (1677-1746) (1er quart 18e siècle) by DELYEN Jean François
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GUILLAUME II COUSTOU (1716-1777) (3e quart 18e siècle) by DROUAIS François Hubert
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Hippomène (1712) by COUSTOU Guillaume Ier
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Daphné (poursuivie par Apollon) (1713 entre ; 1715 et) by COUSTOU Guillaume Ier
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Louis XV en Jupiter (Versailles, 1710 ; Versailles, 1774), roi de France (1731) by COUSTOU Nicolas
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Pierre François D'Arères de La Tour (Paris, 1653-Paris, 1733), supérieur général de la congrégation de l'Oratoire (1733) by COUSTOU Guillaume Ier
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Vénus (1769 vers) by COUSTOU Guillaume II
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Hercule sur le bûcher (1704) by COUSTOU Guillaume Ier
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Marie Leszczynska en Junon (Breslau, 1703-Paris, 1768), reine de France (1731) by COUSTOU Guillaume Ier
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Cérès ou L'été (1733 entre ; 1735 et) by COUSTOU Guillaume Ier
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Lucas Vorsterman the Elder Portrait of Wolfgang Guillaume, Comte Palatin du Rhine Engraving 16th - 17th century
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Vulcain (1742) by COUSTOU Guillaume II
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NICOLAS COUSTOU (1658-1733) (2e quart 18e siècle) by LE GROS Jean
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Etude académique d'un tailleur de pierre (4e quart 17e siècle ; 1ère moitié 18e siècle) by COUSTOU Nicolas (attribué à)
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JEAN-BAPTISTE TUBY (1637-1700) ; DIT AUTREFOIS NICOLAS COUSTOU (1ère moitié 18e siècle) by LARGILLIERE Nicolas de (?)
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Apollon (poursuivant Daphné) (1714) by COUSTOU Nicolas
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Sphinge (1886) by WATRINELLE Antoine Gustave ; COUSTOU Nicolas (d'après)
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Sphinge (1886) by WATRINELLE Antoine Gustave ; COUSTOU Nicolas (d'après)
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Les Chevaux de Marly, Cheval retenu par un palefrenier, dit (1745) by COUSTOU Guillaume Ier
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Sphinge (1886) by WATRINELLE Antoine Gustave ; COUSTOU Nicolas (d'après)
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Sphinge (1886) by WATRINELLE Antoine Gustave ; COUSTOU Nicolas (d'après)
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Les Chevaux de Marly, Cheval retenu par un palefrenier, dit (1745) by COUSTOU Guillaume Ier
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Nymphe de la chasse, dite aussi Nymphe à la colombe (1710) by COUSTOU Nicolas
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Nymphe de la chasse, dite aussi Nymphe de carquois (1710) by COUSTOU Nicolas
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Buste de Louis XV (1745) by COUSIN Guillaume
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Jan Brueghel the Elder Feast of the Gods oil on copper circa 1600
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Chasseur au repos, dit aussi Adonis se reposant de la chasse, ou Le Repos du chasseur (1710) by COUSTOU Nicolas
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Le Gladiateur Borghèse (1683) by COUSTOU Nicolas
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Buste de Marie Leczinska (1745) by COUSIN Guillaume
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Jan Brueghel the Elder Frame for "Feast of the Gods" oil on copper circa 1600
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Atalante (1704) by LEPAUTRE Pierre
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Thomas Eakins - Archbishop William Henry Elder 1903 oil on canvas Cincinnati Art Museum American
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Rembrandt - Jan Lutma, the Elder, Goldsmith and Sculptor 1656 etching Arkansas Arts Center Dutch
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Cristoforo Caselli - Saint Paul and Saint James the Elder 15th-16th centu paint on wood panel The Detroit Institute of Art Italian
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Projet pour la statue de Jules César exposée dans le jardin des Tuileries by COUSTOU Nicolas (d'après)
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Rodrigo de Osona the Elder The Adoration of the Magi oil on pine panel 15th - 16th century
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Lucas Vorsterman the Elder The Adoration of the Magi Engraving 1620
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Jules César, dit parfois à tort, Scipion l'Africain (1722) by COUSTOU Nicolas
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Jan van den Hecke the Elder [Two dogs] 1656
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Paul Cezanne - Louis Guillaume c. 1882 oil on canvas National Gallery of Art French
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Cornelis van Dalen The Elder Giorgione de Castel Franco P. Engraving 17th century
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Sebastien Le Clerc (the elder) Tapisseries engraving 1670
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Jan Brueghel the Elder Harbor Scene oil on panel circa 1603
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Sebastien Le Clerc (the elder) Tapisseries engraving 1670
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Jan van den Hecke the Elder [Two dogs] 17th century
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Sebastien Le Clerc (the elder) Versaliae 1687
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Jan van den Hecke the Elder [Bulls] 17th century
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Jan van den Hecke the Elder [Horse and cart] 1656
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Jan van den Hecke the Elder [Sheep] 17th century
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Jan van den Hecke the Elder [Three cows] 17th century
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Jan van den Hecke the Elder [Dogs] 17th century
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Jan van den Hecke the Elder [Dogs] 17th century
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Jan van den Hecke the Elder [Goats] 17th century
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Jan van den Hecke the Elder [Two dogs] 17th century
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Jan van den Hecke the Elder [Mules] 17th century
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Jan van den Hecke the Elder [Bulls] 17th century
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Jan van den Hecke the Elder [Sheep] 17th century
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Sebastien Le Clerc (the elder) Traite De Geometrie 1690
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Sebastien Le Clerc (the elder) Traite De Geometrie 1690

Artnews Articles and Exhibition Information: (26)
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Metropolitan Museum of Art: Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Drawings and Prints
Culled from European and North American public and private collections, this exhibition presents the largest number of Bruegel's drawings ever assembled and re...

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen: Pieter Bruegel the Elder: Master Draughtsman and Humanist
Drawings by Pieter Bruegel the Elder were last seen in public at an exhibition in Berlin in 1975. Since then, scholarly research has considerably added to our knowledge of Bruegel's prints and drawings. One of the consequences of this research...

John Elder Gallery: Tetsuya Yamada, CHANT: Beyond the Ready-made
Never content to ride on past successes, Yamada has broken new ground with a fantastic body of cast and glazed porcelain works. Each form is repeated and then placed in rows of varying length, and placed on simple wooden constructions. When Duch...

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art: The Printed World of Bruegel the Elder
Bruegel's gift for observation combined with his abundant imagination are reflected in prints based on his celebrated Alpine landscapes, as well as his seascapes, depictions of peasants, allegories, satires, and relevant interpretations of the...

Indianapolis Museum of Art: Museum Receives Major Old Master Collection
The Clowes Collection, assembled in the 1930s, 40s and 50s by George H. A. Clowes, is one of the finest private collections of Old Master art ever formed in the Midwest, said IMA director Bret Waller. The Clowes Collection includes paintings ...

National Galery of Art: From Schongauer to Holbein: Master Drawings from Basel and Berlin
The exhibition is made possible by UBS AG. The Gallery has long been devoted to collecting and exhibiting early German and Swiss art, and this rich and varied showing o...

Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative: NEW BEGINNINGS, NEW IDEAS
An opening for the exhibition will be held Wednesday 5th July, 2000 at 6.00 p.m. Mr. Herb Simms/Elder, La Perouse Aboriginal Community, Sydney will open the show at Boomalli, 191 Parramatta Road, Annandale. N.S.W. 2038 Boomalli Abor...

Vangard Gallery: Collaborative Drawings: John Berger and Marisa Camino
He is one of the most internationally influential writers of the last fifty years, who has explored the relationships between the individual and society, culture and politics and experience and expression in a series of novels, book works, essays,...

Appleton Museum of Art: Splendors of 16th and 17th Century: Dutch, Spanish, Flemish, French, British Painting From the Collections of the Ringling Museum of Art
Splendors samples the Ringling's extensive Baroque collection, considered among the largest and finest in North America. Baroque art emerged as a product of the Catholic Counter Reformation in the 17th century. It is characterized, in part, b...

Inverell Art Gallery: John Weeronga Bartoo : Dreamtime Walkabout
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John Weeronga Bartoo
Title: 452 Barwon Rockwells
Year Created: 2009
Medium: Painting Acrylic
Width: 70 cm
Height: 50 cm
Depth: 5 cm
Price: US$ 960

University of Essex Art Gallery:
Trish Morrissey: Seven Years
In a series of elaborately constructed portraits, Morrissey worked closely with her elder sister to impersonate family members (both real and imagined) and re-enact memories familiar to all of us - childhood birthdays or holidays at the seaside. T...

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museumand Fundacin Caja Madrid: The Shadow: Projected Shadow in Western Art
A classical tale recounted by Pliny the Elder (died 79AD) locates the origins of painting in Corinth when a young woman, daughter of the potter Butades of Sicyon, drew the outline of her beloved on a wall, helped by the light of a candle. The ...

Gibbes Museum of Art: Ancestry and Innovation : African American Art from the American Folk Art Museum
Comprising nine quilts and nearly thirty works of art in various media, Ancestry & Innovation includes paintings by an elder generation of creators, such as David Butler, Sam Doyle, Bessie Harvey and Clementine Hunter; works by contemporary master...

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College: The Power of Appearances: Renaissance and Reformation Portrait Prints
The exhibition of 62 prints is organized by the National Lending Service of the National Gallery of Art in Washington. It will comprise prints ranging in date from 1500 to 1601. Together, they suggest that the portrait is inextricable from its so...

Pump House Gallery: Trish Morrissey: New Works
In order to construct images that appear to be authentic family photographs from the 1970s and 1980s, Morrissey uses period clothing and props, both her own and others, and the setting of her family's house in Dublin. She and her sister assume ...

Modern Art Museum, Sao Paolo: Panorama da Arte Brasileira 2005 (Panorama of Brazilian Art 2005)
Chaimovich has built the exhibition around eight artistic genres: landscapes, portraits, still-life, genre, allegory, history, religion and emblem. The exhibitions point of reference is Pliny the Elders book Natural History, written in the firs...

Institute of Modern Art: 3 EXHIBITIONS......1 LOCATION
Since 1991, Indigenous artists Brenda L. Croft and Destiny Deacon have exhibited their work alongside one another in various exhibitions, strengthening a friendship which stems from early days in indigenous affairs, government and community or...

Neue Gesellschaft fur Bildende Kunst, NGBK: Crown Jewels
After the recognition and the international success of the british-indian musicians, filmmakers and writers the innovative potential of visual artists, originating from the former colonies of the crown known as the Jewel of the Crown is ...

Bonnefanten Museum: The Rijksmuseum Comes to Maastricht: Works from the Southern Netherlands on Loan
Next year, the current loan scheme will be extended further due to the ongoing refurbishment of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, which as a result will only be able to exhibit the highlights of 17th century art from the Northern Netherlands. ...

Museum of Garden History: diversion: 23 Artists' Reflexions of the Museum of Garden History
Artists taking part in diversion include Suky Best Ellen Bigge Clare Bryan Annie Cattrell Lisa Cheung David Cotterrell Edith Dekyndt Peter Dukes Judith Frost Dan Howard-Birt Theo Kaccoufa Sophie Lascelles Laura Malacart Charlie Murphy S/bas...

Gallery 15W: More than Meets the Eye: Wayne Quilliam
Its a school morning and a group of children are racing along the beach to see who will arrive first at the small fibro hut in the school grounds. This makeshift shed will provide them with fresh fruit and healthy food to kick start their day an...

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University: The Changing Garden: Four Centuries of European and American Art
The Changing Garden presents nearly 200 worksprints, drawings, paintings, and photographsby more than 100 artists. The exhibition includes great names from art history, such as Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Jean-Honor Fr...

Haus der Kunst: Masterpieces from Fra Angelico to Bonnard The Collection Dr. Gustav Rau
After the exhibition in Paris and Cologne, this priceless collection is now to be seen in its noticeably enlarged form in Haus der Kunst. A selection of 100 paintings demonstrates in an exemplary manner the development of European painting from th...

Carnegie Museum of Art: Gods, Love, and War: Tapestries and Prints from the Collection
The tapestries on view are: Alexander Entering Babylon in Triumph, from The Life of Alexander, designed in 1665 and woven in 1691. The Defeated Pompey Meeting His Wife at Sea, from The Story of Julius Caesar, designed in 1540 and wo...

Frick Art and Historical Center: The Poetry of Place: Works on Paper by Thomas Moran from the Gilcrease Museum
The exhibition comprises 81 works on paper spanning the years 1856 through 1900. Also included is the oil painting, Vera Cruz (1885). The exhibition is drawn in its entirety from the Gilcrease Museum, which, since purcha...

National Gallery of Art: Stunning Still Lifes by Anne Vallayer-Coster, Foremost 18th-Century Painter in Court of Marie-Antoinette
Organized by the Dallas Museum of Art, this exhibition has its debut at the National Gallery of Art, where it opens on June 30 and closes on September 22, 2002. More than 40 of Vallayer-Coster's paintings are presented from private collections and...

Further Artwork and Information:

Guillaume Coustou the Elder Online
Guillaume Coustou The Elder (1801 - 1887) Biography, Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Coustou (1801 - 1887) Biography, Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
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