Legros, Pierre the Younger (1666-1719)

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Pierre Legros the Younger, French sculptor, was born in Paris in 1666 and died in Rome in 1719. He studied in Academy of France in Rome, and participated with P.E.Monnot in decoration of Chiesa del Gesu' (Religion whipping Heresy, and a tomb of Gregory XV). To him belongs also a relief St Louis Gonzaga in glory (Chiesa di S.Ignazio, Rome, 1698).

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