Coustou, Guillaume, the Elder
Coustou, Guillaume, the Elder a reputable French sculptor, the brother of Nicolas, was born at Lyons in 1678, studied under Coyserox, and soon gained the prize of the Academy. His reputation rapidly increased. Some of his works are, Christ: in the Midst of the Doctors, at Versailles, and some Portraits. He died at Paris, February 22, 1746. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.