CHEVALIER, Jean-Abraham ou John Abraham

La Rochelle, Charente-Maritime 1760 or 1761 - after 1827, United States?

See biography in:
David Karel : Dictionnaire des artistes de langue française en Amérique du Nord, Québec, Presses de l'Université Laval, 1992, p. 175,
accessible on line thanks to Google books:
Was living in Philadelphia in 1827 when he exhibited a Design for Washington Monument, and A bronzed Cupid supporting a Lady's Work Box, to the Pennnsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia.
He is probably the sculptor Jean-Abraham Chevalier, who was born in 1760 or 1761 in La Rochelle. He was the student of Martin Monot when he enrolled, 14 April 1781, at the school of the Académie royale de peinture et de sculpture in Paris, where he studied until Spring 1782.
Groce and Wallace mention him under the name of Abraham Chevalier and affirm that he worked in Baltimore (MD) from 1805 to 1825 app., then in Philadelphia. His works can be found at the Maryland Historical Society.

Genre: M

Number of sculptures: 1

© Artist : public domain

CHEVALIER, Jean-Abraham ou John Abraham

George Washington