Louis Philippe Hébert

Sculptor, born Sainte-Sophie d' Halifax, Quebec, 1850; died 1917. He won a prize for wood-carving at the Provincial Exhibit, Montreal, 1873, studied in Paris, and in 1882 won the prize donated by the Dominion government for his full length statue of Cartier. He was elected to the Royal Canadian Academy, 1883; was made a Knight of the Legion of Honor, 1901; a Companion of Saint Michael and Saint George, 1903; and a Knight of Saint Gregory the Great, 1914. Among his principal works are monuments to Queen Victoria, Ottawa; Bishop De Laval, Quebec; King Edward VII, Montreal; the South African Soldiers, Calgary.

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