Georges Gardet

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Eternal Youth, finial figure for the Manitoba Legislative Building, Winnipeg
Drama in the Desert, Parc Montsouris

Georges Gardet (October 11, 1863 – 6 February 1939) was a French sculptor and animalier.


The son of a sculptor, Gardet attended the École des Beaux-Arts in the atelier of Aimé Millet and Emmanuel Fremiet (another noted animalier). Gardet's wife Madeleine was the sister of painter and decorator Jean Francis Auburtin, who collaborated with Gardet on work for the Parisian Exposition Universelle (1900).

Gardet was made an Officer of the Legion of Honor in 1900, and was a member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts, and the Society of French Artists.



  1. ^ Georges Gardet @ the Bronze Gallery.
  2. ^ Manitoba: a colour guidebook By Marilyn Morton

External links[edit]

  • Georges Gardet in American public collections, on the French Sculpture Census website Edit this at Wikidata