François Pompon

François Pompon was a French sculptor of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, best known and admired for his animal sculptures. By their simplified forms, going against the naturalism of the time, they marked the transition to modernity in animal sculpture. Pompon also brought a change via smooth and polished surfaces, his white bear is the symbol of his work.

Year of birth : 1855
Year of death : 1933
Nationality : France
Pictorial movement : Modernisme
Famous works : Ours blanc