(1824 - 1910)
Emmanuel Fremiet was active/lived in France. Emmanuel Fremiet is known for animal and figure sculpture, statues and monuments.
Biography Emmanuel Fremiet
Emmanuel Fremiet was a French sculptor. He is famous for his sculpture of Joan of Arc in Paris (and its "sister" statues in Philadelphia and Portland, Oregon) and the monument to Ferdinand de Lesseps in Suez.
Born in Paris, he was a nephew and pupil of Rude and chiefly devoted himself to animal sculpture. His earliest work was in scientific lithography* (osteology), and for a while he served in times of adversity in the gruesome office of painter to the Morgue. In 1843 he sent to the Salon a study of a Gazelle, and after that date was prolific as an animal sculptor. His Wounded Bear and Wounded Dog were produced in 1850, and the Luxembourg Museum at once secured this example of his
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