|Born||27 Jan 1850
Ste-Sophie de Mégantic, Quebec
|Died||13 June 1917
Westmount, Montreal, Quebec
|Known for||sculptor, educator|
Louis-Philippe Hébert (1850–1917) was the son of Théophile Hébert, a farmer, and Julie Bourgeois of Ste-Sophie de Mégantic, Quebec. Louis-Philippe Hébert was a sculptor who sculpted forty monuments, busts, medals and statues in wood, bronze and terra-cotta. He taught at the Conseil des arts et manufactures in Montreal, Quebec. He married Maria Roy on 26 May 1879 in Montreal, Quebec. The couple's eight children include Henri Hébert a sculptor, and Adrien Hébert, a painter.
Louis-Philippe Hébert was a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts (1880). He was awarded the Medal of Confederation (1894). He was made a chevalier of France's Legion of Honour (1901). He was a Companion of St Michael and St George (Great Britain, 1903). The Prix Philippe-Hébert, named in his honour, has been given to an artist of outstanding ability and stature in Québec arts by the St-Jean-Baptiste Society of Montréal since 1971. He was buried in Notre-Dame-des-Neiges cemetery, Montreal, Quebec.
Parliament Hill, Ottawa
Quebec Parliament Building
Bishop Joseph Eugene Guiges outside Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica, Ottawa
- Monseigneur Bourget in Montreal, Quebec.
- Monseigneur de Laval in Quebec, Quebec.
- completed thirty large wooden sculptures in the choir of the Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica, Ottawa including the Holy Family, John the Baptist and Patrick, the patron saints of English and French Catholics.
- monument at Parliament Hill (Quebec City) to soldiers Short and Wallick (1891), two heroes who saved the inhabitants of the fire at Saint-Sauveur in the lower town of Quebec in 1889)
- monument of Father André Garin, priest at St.-Jean-Baptiste Church, at Lowell, Massachusetts.
- Bruno Hébert 'Louis-Philippe Hébert (1850–1917)' 1890
- "Members since 1880". Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. Retrieved 11 September 2013.
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