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Emmanuel Frémiet

Frémiet, Emmanuel (ĕmänüĕlˈ frāmyāˈ) [key], 1824–1910, French sculptor; pupil and nephew of Rude. 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).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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