David Le Marchand

Ivory sculptor

David Le Marchand was born in Dieppe in 1674. His father, William Merchant, being a painter, David received an artistic education. He specialized in carving ivory. Like other Huguenots , he emigrated after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes . He first settled in Edinburgh in 1696 and in London in 1705. He worked especially Thomas Guy , Isaac Newton , Samuel Pepys , Christopher Wren and monarchs Ire Anne of Great Britain and George I of Great Britain .
  • Gender
    Male
  • Relationship
    Associated Person
  • Nationality
    French
  • Born
    1674-03-12
  • Place of birth
    Europe: Western Europe: France: Dieppe
  • Died
    1726-03-17
  • Place of death
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: London
  • Cause of death
    Unknown or unrecorded
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