Jean François Theodore Gechter
(1796 - 1844)
Jean François Theodore Gechter was active/lived in France. Jean Gechter is known for Heroic figure, portrait bust and animalier sculpture.
Biography Jean François Theodore Gechter
Jean Francois Theodore Gechter spent most of his life living and working in Paris. He studied under Bosio and Gros, and exhibited his own work at the Salon from 1827 to 1844, becoming a Chevalier of the Legion of Honeur in 1837.
He sculpted numerous heroic figures and bas-reliefs for public statuary, as well as portrait busts of his contemporaries, but his friendship with the great Barye led to an interest in later life in animalier sculpture too.
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