Michel Bassompierre is a French sculptor born in 1948.
He studied Fine Arts at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Rouen. He is currently based in Nantes.
He is specialized in art depicting animals, and in particular bears, horses, and elephants. Michel Bassompiere is one of the most important artists in the field of contemporary animal sculpture. His style is recognizable.
His pieces in Carrera marble and bronze have been exposed worldwide.