(1878 - 1958)
Roger Godchaux was active/lived in Europe, France. Roger Godchaux is known for animal sculpture, still life painting, drawing, ceramics.
Biography Roger Godchaux
Roger Godchaux, born in Vendôme on December 21, 1878 and died March 6, 1958 in Paris, was a French painter, draftsman and animal sculptor. If all domestic and wild bestiary is part of his artistic universe, it is the wild beasts and elephants that have been his favorite subjects. A figurative sculptor, he represents the animal without artifice, in his attitudes of everyday life.
Roger Godchaux's father was an antique dealer. His mother, Jeanne Godchaux, was a concert pianist. He had a brother Yvan with whom he studied in Vendôme under the care of his maternal grandparents, who were music teachers in high school.
Having moved to Paris, in 1894 he was admitted to the School of Fine Arts. He soon turned to animal art, and became
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