Coysevox, Antoine an eminent French sculptor, was born at Lyons in 1640. Before he was seventeen he distinguished himself by a statue of the Virgin, and immediately went to Paris, where he studied under Lerambert and other masters. He produced some fine works, among which were the tomb of cardinal Mazarin, and the monument of Charles le Brun, in the Church of St. Nicolas. He died at Paris, October 10, 1720. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.; Spooner, Biog. Hist. of the Fine Arts, s.v.