Louis Félix de Larue d. J.
1730 Versailles – Paris 1777

French sculptor, draughtsman and engraver

De Larue was a pupil of Lambert-Sigisbert Adam (1700-1759). In 1749 he got the second prize and in 1750 the highest award, the Grand Prix de Sculpture, of the Académie de France in Rome, 1752/54 he was Élève protégé and 1754/55 pensioner of the academy.

His works of art were mainly influenced by Claude Michel, called Clodion (1738-1814). De Larue created many drawings which can be seen in museums and collections in Alençon, Besançon, Chicago, Compiègne, Darmstadt, Dijon, Florence, London, Milan, Montpellier, Munich, Paris, Perpignan, Poitiers and Rennes.