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|Born||27 Jan 1850|
Ste-Sophie de Mégantic, Quebec
|Died||13 June 1917|
|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). 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.
« La Halte dans la forêt » Amerindian family sculpture facade of the Quebec Parliament Building, Québec City.
Francis de Gaston, Chevalier de Levis sculpture
Edward VII Monument (Montreal) (1914) in Phillips Square
Louis-Philippe Hébert's John Young (1908) was erected at the Old Port of Montreal.
John Young (1908) was erected at the Old Port of Montreal
Bishop Joseph Eugene Guiges outside Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica, Ottawa
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