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Emmanuel Hannaux

Emmanuel Hannaux


Artist name Hannaux, Emmanuel
Sex: m
Artist occupation: sculptor
Geographical data: France
State: France
Date of birth: 1855.01.31
Place of birth: Metz (Moselle)
Date of death: 1934
Place(s) cited: Paris
Book location: Thieme-Becker XV, 1922, 591


Biographical

He studied in Paris under Dumont, Thomas, and Bonnassieux. He was runner-up in the Prix de Rome of 1880 with a statue depicting L'enfant prodigue and made his debut at the Salon in 1878 with Phryné Mercury and Bacchus and became an associate of the Artistes des Française in 1884. He won a third class medal (1884), second-class medal (1889) and first class medal (1894) with Orpheus, purchased by the Luxembourg Museum now in the museum of Nancy; with major awards at he Universelle Exposition of 1900 in Paris. In 1886 he produced a portrait bust of Dr. Lailler for the Hospital Saint-Louis. In Metz, there is marble crucifix in the Cathedral. He was made a chevalier of the Legion of Honor that year and won the Medal of Honor at the Salon of 1903 with his famous sculpture Le Poëte et la Sirée, later cast in many bronzes by Susse Freres. In 1904 he sculpted Le Drapeau in gypsum that is now in the Draguignan Museum. He specialized in busts, classical figures and allegorical groups such as Dying Orpheus, The Poet and the Siren and Flowers of Sleep.

Museums:
Draguignan, Wallace Collection, Metz, Nancy, Paris-Museum of Modern Art, Medicine College of Paris Le-Puy-En-Velay, Luxembourg

References:

Bénézit, E. Dictionnaire des Peintres, Sculpteurs, Dessinateurs, et Graveurs, Gründ, 1999.
Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon Der Bildenden Künstler Von Der Antike Bis Zur Gegenwart, 1999
Kjellberg, P. Bronzes of the 19th Century, A Dictionary of Sculptors, 1992
MacKay, J. A dictionary of Western Sculptors in Bronze, 1976
Berman, H. Bronzes- Sculptors and Founders, 1987
Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication; La Sculpture Française au XIXe Siecle, 1986.
Forrest, M., Art Bronzes, 1988

 

Citations:
Nouv. archiv. de I'art franc,., 2e série T. 11 (1800/81) 481; 3rd série T. XIII (1897) 153. -
Bellier - Auvray , Dict. génér., 1 (1882). - L'art LVII (1894) 315ff.; LXII 326; LXIV lV 146; LXV 175 ff.; LXVI 187. - Martin, Nos peintres et sculpteurs, 1897. - Art et Décor., III (1898); VI (1899); XXVI (1909). Revue des Arts décor., XIX (1&99) 188, 187. Illustr. Elsäiss. Rundschau, V (1908) 40141. - Forrer, Dict. of Medall., 11 (1904). - De Dompierred e Chaufepié, Médaill. et Plaq., (Harlem. o. J.) D. 64. 84. PI. XLV. LIX. - Revue lorraine ill., IV (1909) 98- Fosseyeaux, Inventaire des objet d'Art appartamente à administration etc. Collectio (1910)- Legrande-Landouzy, Collection artiste de la Faculté de Medicine de Paris, o. J., p. 174 No. 221- Chronique des Arts, 1917-19 p.256 - Catalogue de l'exposition decénn des Beaux Arts Paris 1900 p. 269; Catalog de luxe, Panama Pacific Exposition , San Francisco, 1915 I 353.


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