Georges Récipon

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One of two quadrigas, Grand Palais, Paris, circa 1900

Georges Récipon (January 17, 1860 - May 2, 1920), son of the Odiot goldsmith / silversmith Paul Edmond Récipon (1832–1898),[1] was a French painter and sculptor[2] whose major work is probably his sculpture at the Grand Palais in Paris, two monumental and exuberant quadrigas on the building's roof.

Other work includes:

  • Equestrian statue of General Lariboisiere, Fougères, France)
  • Nymphs of the Neva and Nymphs of the Seine groups at the Pont Alexandre III, Paris

References[edit]

  1. ^ Suppl. Larousse Illustré, editions before 1920
  2. ^ Exhibition Document, Musée du Chateau, Dinan, Brittany-France, 3 June - 26 September 1986

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