Aguier, Francois

Aguier, Francois, a celebrated French sculptor, was born in 1604 at the town of Eu, in Normandy. He studied under Simon Guillain, of Paris. He practiced some 'time in England, and afterwards went to Rome, where he remained two years. He acquired the reputation of one of the best sculptors of his age in France. H e died a Paris in 1669. His best works are a marble crucifix. in the Church of the Sorbonne:the mausoleum of cardinal de Berulle, in the Church de i'Oratoire, Rue St. Honore, and that of the duke den Longueville: and the tomb of the duke Rohan, in. the Church of the Celestines at Paris.

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