List of Artists → Antonin (Marius-Jean-Antonin) Mercié
French sculptor and painter, studied under Alexandre Falguière and François Jouffroy at the Parisian École des Beaux-Arts, 1868 he gained the Grand Prix de Rome at the age of 23. His first popular successes were the sculptore of David (1872) and the war memorial Gloria Victis (1874). Mus.: Paris (Musée d'Orsay, Louvre), Toulouse, London, Washigton u.a. Lit.: Thieme-Becker, Bénézit.