Jacques Morel

Sculptor, Visual Artist

1395 – 1459

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Who was Jacques Morel?

Jacques Morel was a French sculptor.

Morel was a widely traveled and prolific artist, and head of the Morel family of artists. His nephew was Antoine Le Moiturier. He was named Master of the Works of Lyon Cathedral in 1418 and was contracted to execute an elaborate tomb for a cardinal there in 1420.

After leaving Lyon in 1424 or 1425, Morel worked in the Rhone valley and elsewhere in southern and central France. He is cited as an inhabitant of Toulouse in a commission for a silver altarpiece for Avignon Cathedral, as active in B├ęziers

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Born
1395
Nationality
  • Kingdom of France
Profession
Died
1459

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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