Frémiet, Emmanuel

Frémiet, Emmanuel

(ĕmänüĕl` frāmyā`), 1824–1910, French sculptor; pupil and nephew of RudeRude, François
, 1784–1855, French sculptor. As a Bonapartist, he left Paris after the battle of Waterloo and spent 12 years in Brussels. Rude is best known for his monumental relief on the Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile, The Departure of the Volunteers,
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. He was noted for his vigorous characterizations of animal and historical figures. His equestrian statue of Joan of Arc (Place des Pyramides, Paris) is a familiar landmark. Portrait statues include one of Colonel John Eager Howard (1903; Baltimore).
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