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Mathurin Moreau

 (1822 - 1912)
Mathurin Moreau was active/lived in France.  Mathurin Moreau is known for academic sculpture, allegory, female figure.

Mathurin Moreau

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Mathurin Moreau (1822-1912) was a French sculptor in the academic style. He was born in Dijon, first exhibited in the 1848 Salon, and finally received a medal of honor from the Salon in 1897. He was made mayor of the XIXe arrondissement, Paris, and in 1912 had a street named in his honor.

Selected Works:
    •    La Fileuse, marble, Palais du Luxembourg
    •    Cologne, limestone, 1865, façade de la gare du Nord
    •    Nymphe fluviale, the Place du Theâtre-Français, Paris (1874)
    •    L'Océanie, from the Exposition Universelle (1878), Musée d'Orsay courtyard
    •    Zenobe Gramme, bronze, Musée des Arts et Métiers courtyard, Paris
    •    Monument de Joigneaux, for which he received the medal of honor, Salon of 1897
    •    Tomb of Zenobe Gramme, Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, circa 1901
    •    Lord Strathcona Fountain, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, unveiled 1 July 1909

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About  Mathurin Moreau

Born:  1822 - Dijon, France
Died:   1912
Known for:  academic sculpture, allegory, female figure