(b. 1831, Angers, d. 1912, Angers)


French sculptor. He studied in the workshops of François Rude and especially David d'Angers. An artist of portraits, mythological and allegorical groups, he had numerous commissions from the French State, the Palais du Louvre, the Opéra de Paris, the Gare du Nord, and a number of Parisian and other churches (Saint Etienne du Mont, Notre Dame de la Croix de Ménilmontant, Cathedral of Moulins).

He exhibited on a regular basis at the Salon from 1859, and his Femme carréssant une chimere was noted at the Paris 1867 Exposition Universelle. He received an honourable mention in 1878 for the statue of Phoebe.

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