Louis-Philippe Hébert

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Louis-Philippe Hébert
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Louis-Philippe Hébert
Born 27 Jan 1850
Ste-Sophie de Mégantic, Quebec
Died 13 June 1917
Westmount, Montreal, Quebec
Nationality Canadian
Education Napoléon Bourassa
Known for sculptor, educator

Louis-Philippe Hébert CMG (1850–1917) was the son of Théophile Hébert, a farmer, and Julie Bourgeois of Ste-Sophie de Mégantic, Quebec. 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.

Hébert was a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts (1880).[1] 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.

Works[edit]

Parliament Hill, Ottawa[edit]

Nova Scotia[edit]

Quebec Parliament Building[edit]

Montreal, Quebec[edit]

Maisonneuve Monument[edit]

Other[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Members since 1880". Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. Archived from the original on 26 May 2011. Retrieved 11 September 2013. 

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