André-Joseph Allar

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André-Joseph Allar
Born August 22, 1845
Toulon, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Died April 11, 1926
Toulon, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Occupation Sculptor
Relatives Gaudensi Allar (brother)

André-Joseph Allar (1845–1926) was a French sculptor.

Biography[edit]

André-Joseph Allar was born in Toulon on August 22, 1845.

He became a successor sculptor. He won the Prix de Rome in 1869 for sculpture, and became a member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts on 20 May 1905. He was also an officer of the Légion d'honneur.

He died in Toulon on April 11, 1926. A street in Marseille has been named in his honor.

Main works[edit]

  • Hécube découvrant le cadavre de Polydore, musée des Beaux-Arts à Marseille
  • La mort d’Alceste, inspired by his wife's death, Lisieux
  • Enfant des Abruzzes, musée d'Orsay[1]
  • Thétis portant les armes d’Achille
  • Buste de Montricher, gallery of the palais Longchamp in Marseille
  • Sainte Madeleine on the facade of the Cathedral de la Major in Marseille
  • Monument de la Fédération on the place de la République in Toulon.
  • Fontaine de la place Estrangin, Marseille
  • Fontaine de la place Castellane, Marseille, in collaboration with Jules Cantini
  • Portrait de son frère Gaudensi, museum of Toulon
  • Statues de Jean Bullant et de Jean Goujon, on the front of the Mairie de Paris
  • Statue de Frédéric Le Play, Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris
  • Monument du Centenaire, Nice

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ La mort d'Alceste, Enfant des Abruzzes Site of the musée d'Orsay
  • Académie de Marseille, Dictionnaire des marseillais, Edisud, Marseille, 2001, (ISBN 2-7449-0254-3)
  • Paul Masson, Encyclopédie des Bouches-du-Rhône, Archives départementales, Marseille, 17 volumes, from 1913 to 1937
  • Adrien Blés, Dictionnaire historique des rues de Marseille, Jeanne Laffitte ed., Marseille, 1989, (ISBN 2-86276-195-8).
  • Bruno Wuillequiey, Denise Jasmin, Luc Georget, Bénédicte Ottinger, Florence Dagousset and Gilles Mihière, Régis Bertrand, Marseille au XIXe, rêves et triomphes, Musées de Marseille (16 November 1991-15 February 1992), (ISBN 2-7118-2487-X)
  • Régine Allar, La dynastie des Allar, Revue Marseille, 1982, N° 130, pages 138-143