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Francois Rude

Francois Rude (1784 - 1855) was a French sculptor whose most notable works include Napoleon Awakening to Immortality (Musee d'Orsay, Paris); Hebe (Musee des Beaux Arts, Dijon); La Marseillaise, AKA Departure of the Volunteers of 1792, on the Arc de Triomphe, Paris; and Neapolitan Fisherboy (The Louvre, Paris).

External Links:

Hebe (http://dijoon.free.fr/mba/rudehebe.htm)

Neapolitan Fisherboy from the official Louvre site (http://www.louvre.fr/anglais/collec/sculp/lp0063/sculp_f.htm)

More views of the Neapolitan Fisherboy (http://www.bluffton.edu/~sullivanm/louvre/rude)

Views of the Arc de Triomphe (http://www.bluffton.edu/~sullivanm/arctriomphe/arc)

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