Louis Philippe Hebert
(1850 - 1917)
Louis Philippe Hebert was active/lived in Quebec / Canada, France. Louis Hebert is known for wood carving, church decoration.
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Biography Louis Philippe Hebert
Louis-Philippe Hebert (he also signed Philippe), artist, sculptor, and
teacher; b. 27 Jan. 1850 in Sainte-Sophie-d'Halifax
(Sainte-Sophie-de-Mégantic), Lower Canada, third of the 13 children of
Théophile Hébert, a farmer, and Julie Bourgeois; m. 26 May 1879 in
Montreal Maria Roy, niece of architect Victor Roy, and they had eight
children, including Henri*, a sculptor, and Adrien*, a painter; d. 13
June 1917 in Westmount, Que., and was buried 16 June in
Notre-Dame-des-Neiges cemetery, Montreal.
Even as a child, Louis-Philippe Hébert
had a passion for carving wooden horses and people drawn from his
imagination. Between the ages of 6 and 13 he attended school off and
on, and then he worked in turn at an uncle's general store
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