Germain Pilon (Pilon Pillon Germain)( French sculptor.)
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Biography Germain Pilon (Pilon Pillon Germain)
Born in Paris. In 1558 Pierre Bontanu helped in the creation of the Tomb of Francis I, and from 1561 until his death on Feb. 4, 1590 worked at the court as a sculptor and medalist. His main zakazchitsey was Catherine de Medici, by its order Pilon made a statue for accomplished P. Lesko tomb of Henry II and Catherine of Valois chapel at the abbey of Saint-Denis (1563-1570).
When you create a funeral statue of RenцL de Biraga (1583-1585, Louvre) Pylons managed to combine attention to detail and realistic interpretation of innate sense of classical harmony. Sculptural Group Three Graces for the urn with the heart of Henry II (1561-1565, Louvre) is an example of decorative composition. In the statue of St.. Francis (1580, Paris, Church of Saint Jean - Saint Franц¬ois) Pilon anticipated the emotional images of the Baroque.