Leon Ernest Drivier

1869-1943  French Sculptor
Leon Ernest Drivier (born in Grenoble on 22 October 1878 and died in Paris in 1951), was a French illustrator and sculptor. He entered the School of Fine Arts, then worked from 1907 in the studio of Auguste Rodin. He was the friend of the sculptors Auguste de Niederhausern, Gaston Schnegg, Jane Poupelet, Antoine Bourdelle, among others.[1] In 1918, he made a bust of France official winner. His first time was akin to neo-Romanticism, and then came close to neo-classicism of Charles Despiau. He was elected member of the Academy of Fine Arts in 1943.

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