Hubert Le Sueur
(1580-1658)

Died aged c. 78

Hubert Le Sueur (c. 1580 – 1658) was a French sculptor with the contemporaneous reputation of having trained in Giambologna's Florentine workshop. He assisted Giambologna's foreman, Pietro Tacca, in Paris, in finishing and erecting the equestrian statue of Henri IV on the Pont Neuf. He moved to England and spent the most productive decades of his working career there, providing monuments, portraits and replicas of classical antiquities for the court of Charles I, where his main rival was Francesco Fanelli.

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King Charles I 1625 - 1649 This bronze statue was made in 1633 for Lord Treasurer Weston by Hubert Le Sueur. It was aquired for the Crown and set up here in 1675. The carved work of the pedestal being executed by Joshua Marshall

King Charles I statue, Charing Cross near Trafalgar Square, London, United Kingdom where they sculpted (1633)