(b. 1640, Lyon, d. 1720, Paris)

Bust of the Grand Condé

Bronze, height 59 cm
Musée du Louvre, Paris

In conformity with the theories of expression expounded by Le Brun, Coysevox shows the hero in the fire of action and the full inspiration of his genius - a Baroque conception, of which Bernini had set the example in Paris with the bust commissioned from him by Louis XIV.