Jules Blanchard

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La Bocca della verità, by Jules Blanchard.

Jules Blanchard (25 May 1832 – 2 May 1916) was a French sculptor.

Blanchard was born in Puiseaux. He was the son-in-law of sculptor Denis Foyatier. He was a student of François Jouffroy. Blanchard is perhaps best known for his renovation of the Fontaine du Palmier in the Place du Châtelet, Paris.

Selected works[edit]

  • La Bocca della verità (La bouche de la vérité) (1871), statue, marble, Paris, Jardin du Luxembourg
  • Andromède (Salon de 1892), statue, Paris, Jardin du Luxembourg
  • La Science (commande de 1882), statue, bronze, Paris, by the Hôtel de Ville, Paris
  • Boccador, Paris, by the Hôtel de Ville
  • Four caryatids, on the facade of the Hôtel de Ville
  • Un jeune équilibriste (Salon de 1866), plaster
  • Jeune Fille parlant au Sphinx, mairie de Puiseaux