See Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/François_Marie_Suzanne (accessed 11 December 2015). John Davis Skilton, Jr. "Statuette of George Washington", in The Detroit Institute of Arts Bulletin, vol. 26, no. 3, 1947, p. 62-63: [...] François-Marie Suzanne was born in Paris about 1750. He was pupil of d'Huez and won a second in the Prix de Sculpture in 1775 and a first in 1778, which made it possible for him in the latter year to study at the French Academy in Rome. Last mentioned in 1802.