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 François Rude

François Rude

Birth
Dijon, Departement de la Côte-d'Or, Bourgogne, France
Death 3 Nov 1855 (aged 71)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Division 1.
Memorial ID 4935 · View Source
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Sculptor. Born in Dijon, France, he was a 19th-century French statue sculpture artist of the Romanticism era, known for his dynamic, emotional style. In 1833, he received the Cross of the Legion of Honor for his statue of a Neapolitan Fisher Boy playing with a Tortoise. Some of his most noted works included Hebe and the Eagle of Jupiter, Joan of Arc, Virgin for St Gervais, Love Triumphant and Christ on the Cross. He died at age 71 in Paris France.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 30 Mar 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4935
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for François Rude (4 Jan 1784–3 Nov 1855), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4935, citing Cimetière de Montparnasse, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .