Léon-Alexandre Delhomme

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Léon-Alexandre Delhomme (20 July 1841, Tournon-sur-Rhône, Ardèche – 1895 or 1893, Paris) was French sculptor. He is immortalised by a statue in the cimetière du Montparnasse in Paris.[1]

Life[edit]

He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts, in the studio of Augustin Dumont (1801–1884) and of Joseph-Hugues Fabisch.

In 1867, he was elected to the municipal council of Paris.[2]

Works[edit]

Democrites meditating on the seat of the soul, garden of the musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon.
  • Vercingetorix,
  • Wounded Gaul,
  • Joan of Arc.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In Le guide des effigies de Paris, by Jean-Pierre Thomas, Éditeur L'Harmattan, 2003, p. 130, ISBN 978-2-7475-2314-1
  2. ^ Member of the municipal council of Paris.
  3. ^ Republic, 1889.
  4. ^ A République.
  5. ^ Defiance.
  6. ^ Standing warrior.
  7. ^ Medal of Jean-Charles Alphand.