Chassel, Remi Franois
Chassel, Remi Franois, a French artist, was born at Metz, in Lorraine, in 1666, and received instruction from Lecomte. He was appointed professor of sculpture in the academy at Nancy, and. executed a large number of figures, among which are The Dead Christ, in the Church des Carmes, at Nancy; also one of Charity. He died Oct. 5, 1752. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.