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Philippe Hébert

Hébert, Philippe (fēlēpˈ) [key], 1850–1917, Canadian sculptor, b. Halifax, N.S. He studied in Italy (1869–71) and in Paris, and after 1902 he became the most noted sculptor and monument designer of his time in Canada. His works include patriotic statues of Queen Victoria, and Sir John Macdonald (Ottawa); Laval (Quebec); and King Edward and Maisonneuve (Montreal). His son, Henri Hébert, was also a sculptor.

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