Pierre Traverse (1892 – 1979) was a French sculptor, who was born in Saint-André-de-Cubzac. Pierre Traverse was born on 1 April 1892 in Saint-André-de-Cubzac in the Dordogne in France. His father sent him to Limoges to study and he then enrolled at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and was attached to the studios of Jean-Antoine Injalbert. In Paris he exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français, of which he was an hors-concours member, the Salon d'Automne and the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs. His first showing at the Salon des Artistes Français was a group composition entitled "Les Présents de la Terre". He received a silver medal in 1921, a gold medal in 1926 and a diploma of honor in 1937 at the Exposition Internationale in Paris. He was also awarded a medal of honor in 1942 and was decorated with the Légion d'honneur in 1938. Works by Traverse can be found in the Musée du Petit Palais in Paris. Traverse died in 1979.