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Martin Desjardins

Kwalificaties
beeldhouwer, hofbeeldhouwer
was 'gewoon beeldhouwer des konings'
Nationaliteit/school
Frans, Noord-Nederlands
Geboren
Breda 1637-11-11
Saur 1996
Overleden
Parijs 1694-05-02
According to Rombouts/Van Lerius, p. 226-227, he became 54 or 55 years; he was buried on May 4 in the chuch of St. Germain l'Auxerrois, his heart in the St. Laurent in Paris (Rombouts/Van Lerius, p. 226-227, noot 5)
Familierelaties
in dit veld wordt een familierelatie met één of meer andere kunstenaars vermeld.
Son of a hatmaker in Breda (house 'De Gapert', in the Lange Brugstraat. Later this house was called 'de Drye Bredasche Hoeden' ("the Three Hats from Breda"). On 24 September 1661 he married Marie Cadaine in Paris, with whom he had three children. He was the father of Jacques Desjardins; not to be confused with the painter Marin Desjardins, born in 1652 in Nantes. His nephew Jacques Desjardins continued his studio after his death.
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  • Antwerpen 1639 - 1652
    March 23, 1651 master in the guild (Rombouts/Van Lerius 1872/1961)
  • Londen (Engeland) 1658
    Saur says that he went to Paris by way of London
  • Parijs 1658 - 1694-05-02
    Since the 1650' active in Paris. In 1661 he moved into the house of a rich merchant, Jean Cadaine, whose daughter Marie he maried. His first major success in Paris was a statue of the Goddess Diana 'à l'antique' in 1680 for Louis XIV; later the reliefs on the equestrian statue of the king on the Place des Victoires. Originals now in the Louvre, after the statue was destroyed in the Revolution. An other equestrian statue of Louis XIV, which was (only) placed in 1713 on the Place Bellecour, Lyon. Bas-reliefs depict the Rhône and Saône on the pedestal. This image was also destroyed by the revolutionaries. A scale model, which was performed by a student, is still in the Louvre. The reliefs were later incorporated in the facade of Lyon City Hall. In Paris he had contact with court sculptor Jacques Buirette.
geboren
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overleden
Onderwerpen
In dit veld worden de diverse onderwerpscategorieën of genres vermeld die in het oeuvre van de beschreven kunstenaar voorkomen. De inhoud van dit veld is doorgaans meer gebaseerd op het aanwezige beeldmateriaal in het RKD dan op de literatuur.
mythologie, diervoorstelling (genre), portret
Ingevoerd op: 2000-04-17; Gewijzigd op: 2018-03-15

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