XIX - XXth century sculptures
DRIVIER Léon Ernest (1878-
He was successively taught by Barrias and Rodin and then became the latter's associate. These experiences had an influence on his style, alternately academic with realist busts and portraits and nudes and lyrical subjects. He also adventured in the Art Nouveau style with his polychromed works before embrassing the Neo-classical style in 1920 when he started inspiring himself from a greco-roman style. His bronzes where cast by Barbedienne, Valsuani, Rudier and Montagutelli.