1. Male
  2. 16 October 1620
  3. Marseille
  4. 02 December 1694
  5. Marseille
  6. French
  7. Painter | Sculptor
  8. Baroque
  9. English
  10. Puget, François (1651-1707)
    • Pierre Puget (16 October 1620 – 2 December 1694) was a French Baroque paintersculptorarchitect and engineer. His sculpture expressed emotion, pathos and drama, setting it apart from the more classical and academic sculpture of the Style Louis XIV.[1]

      Pierre Paul Puget was born on 16 October 1620 at the home of his father, a stone mason, in the working-class neighborhood of Panier, in Marseille[2] As his two older brothers were trained as stone masons, he was trained as a woodcarver. He began his career at the age of fourteen, carving the elaborate wooden ornament of the galleys built in the Marseille shipyards. He also showed a talent as painter.[3]