Jerome Duquesnoy  

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Jerome I Duquesnoy, was the court sculptor to Archduke Albert, governor of the Low Countries, and Archduchess Isabella and sculptor of the Manneken Pis fountain in Brussels, of 1619. Some of Francois' early work in Brussels attracted the notice of the Archduke, who gave him the wherewithal to study in Rome, where he would spend his whole career.

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