(1672 - 1744)
René Fremin was active/lived in France. Rene Fremin is known for sculpture.
Biography René Fremin
René Frémin studied first with François Girardon, then with Antoine
Coysevox, before winning the Prix de Rome for sculpture in 1694 and the
bursary that went with it, which enabled him to stay in Rome for four
years. Shortly after his return to Paris he was admitted to the Royal
Academy of Painting and Sculpture, and his first Salon in 1704 saw him
exhibit the marble statue The Abduction of Deianira by Hercules.
Frémin's which was heavily influenced by the Roman Baroque art was well
received because it harmonized with the more contemporary work being
created by the sculptors at Versailles.
Before long he was drafted into
work on the Royal building projects in Rambouillet, Paris, Versailles
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