Jean-Claude Rambot

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Jean-Claude Rambot
Born 1621
Franche-Comté
Died 1694
Residence Aix-en-Provence
Nationality French
Occupation Sculptor
Architect

Jean-Claude Rambot (1621–1694) was a French sculptor and architect.

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Jean-Claude Rambot was born in 1621 in Franche-Comté.[1]

Career[edit]

He became a renowned sculptor and architect in Aix-en-Provence.[2][3]

As a sculptor, he designed the Fontaine des Quatre-Dauphins in 1667, a fountain listed as a monument historique since 1905.[1][4][5] He also designed the Atlas of the Pavillon Vendôme.[1] Additionally, he designed the Hôtel d'Arbaud-Jouques, located at 19 Cours Mirabeau and listed since 1990, in 1670.[1]

Death[edit]

He died in 1694.[1]

Legacy[edit]

  • The Parc Rambot, a public park in Aix-en-Provence, is named in his honour.[1]

Gallery[edit]

Jean-Claude Rambot
Fontaine des Quatre-Dauphins in Aix-en-Provence
Fontaine des Quatre-Dauphins in Aix-en-Provence 
Close-up of the Fontaine des Quatre-Dauphins in Aix-en-Provence
Close-up of the Fontaine des Quatre-Dauphins in Aix-en-Provence 
Another close-up of the Fontaine des Quatre-Dauphins in Aix-en-Provence
Another close-up of the Fontaine des Quatre-Dauphins in Aix-en-Provence 
Atlas of the Pavillon Vendôme in Aix-en-Provence
Atlas of the Pavillon Vendôme in Aix-en-Provence 
Hôtel d'Arbaud-Jouques on the Cours Mirabeau in Aix-en-Provence
Hôtel d'Arbaud-Jouques on the Cours Mirabeau in Aix-en-Provence 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Grands Aixois: Le 17ème siècle
  2. ^ Michel Racine, Ernest J.-P. Boursier-Mougenot, Françoise Binet, The gardens of Provence and the French Riviera, MIT Press, 1987, p. 65 [1]
  3. ^ Hyacinthe Boniface, Arrests notables de la cour du parlement de Provence, p. 54, 1708 [2]
  4. ^ John MacBeath, Education and Schooling: Myth, Heresy and Misconception, Routledge, 2013, p. 158 [3]
  5. ^ Dominique Auzias, Jean-Paul Labourdette, Petit Futé 52 week-ends en France, Le Petit Futé, 2010, p. 312 [4]