FRÉMIET, Emmanuel
(b. 1824, Paris, d. 1910, Paris)

St Michael

after 1897
Copper, height 617 cm
Musée d'Orsay, Paris

The plaster model of this monumental sculpture was presented at the 1896 Salon. The version in the Musée d'Orsay is a copy of the original which has topped the spire of the church on Mont Saint-Michel in Normandy since 1897.

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