Paul Gasq
Paul Jean-Baptiste Gasq (1860 - 1944) was a French
The French Republic , The French Republic , The French Republic , (commonly known as France , is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France...

 sculptor, born in Dijon
Dijon is a city in eastern France, the capital of the Côte-d'Or département and of the Burgundy region.Dijon is the historical capital of the region of Burgundy. Population : 151,576 within the city limits; 250,516 for the greater Dijon area....



Gasq was a student at the Dijon School of Fine Arts and the École des Beaux-Arts
École des Beaux-Arts
École des Beaux-Arts refers to a number of influential art schools in France. The most famous is the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts, now located on the left bank in Paris, across the Seine from the Louvre, in the 6th arrondissement. The school has a history spanning more than 350 years,...

 in Paris
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, where he took the Prix de Rome
Prix de Rome
The Prix de Rome was a scholarship for arts students, principally of painting, sculpture, and architecture. It was created, initially for painters and sculptors, in 1663 in France during the reign of Louis XIV. It was an annual bursary for promising artists having proved their talents by...

 in 1890. He also won a Grand Prix at the Exposition Universelle (1900)
Exposition Universelle (1900)
The Exposition Universelle of 1900 was a world's fair held in Paris, France, from April 15 to November 12, 1900, to celebrate the achievements of the past century and to accelerate development into the next...



  • marble group symbolizing National Education, at the tomb of Eugène Spuller
    Eugène Spuller
    Eugène Spuller was a French politician and writer.He was born at Seurre , his father being a German who had married and settled in France. After studying law at Dijon, he went to Paris, where he was called to the bar, and became close to Léon Gambetta, collaborating with him in 1868 in the...

    , Père Lachaise Cemetery
    Père Lachaise Cemetery
    Père Lachaise Cemetery is the largest cemetery in the city of Paris, France , though there are larger cemeteries in the city's suburbs.Père Lachaise is in the 20th arrondissement, and is reputed to be the world's most-visited cemetery, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors annually to the...

    , Paris, circa 1896
  • Medea
    Medea is a woman in Greek mythology. She was the daughter of King Aeëtes of Colchis, niece of Circe, granddaughter of the sun god Helios, and later wife to the hero Jason, with whom she had two children, Mermeros and Pheres. In Euripides's play Medea, Jason leaves Medea when Creon, king of...

    , Jardin des Tuileries, 1896
  • marble and bronze
    Bronze is a metal alloy consisting primarily of copper, usually with tin as the main additive. It is hard and brittle, and it was particularly significant in antiquity, so much so that the Bronze Age was named after the metal...

     statue of President Marie François Sadi Carnot
    Marie François Sadi Carnot
    Marie François Sadi Carnot was a French statesman and the fourth president of the Third French Republic. He served as the President of France from 1887 until his assassination in 1894.-Early life:...

    , Dijon, Place de la Republique, 1899, in collaboration with Mathurin Moreau
    Mathurin Moreau
    Mathurin Moreau was a French sculptor in the academic style.Moreau was born in Dijon, first exhibited in the 1848 Salon, and finally received a medal of honor from the Salon in 1897...

  • marble group, The Glory of the Generals of the Revolution, at the Pantheon, Paris
  • facade allegorical
    Allegory is a demonstrative form of representation explaining meaning other than the words that are spoken. Allegory communicates its message by means of symbolic figures, actions or symbolic representation...

     group La Révélation artistique (or Sculpture) at the Grand Palais
    Grand Palais
    This article contains material abridged and translated from the French and Spanish Wikipedia.The Grand Palais des Champs-Elysées, commonly known as the Grand Palais , is a large historic site, exhibition hall and museum complex located at the Champs-Élysées in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France...

    , Paris, 1900
  • Fountaine Subé, (with fellow sculptors Paul Auban and Louis Baralis), Reims
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    , 1906
  • architectural bronze Summer and Winter for the Whiteleys
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     department store, Bayswater
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    , London
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    , 1911
  • the relief La mobilisation 1914, war memorial in Dijon, 1923
  • monumental marine fountain, Willette Square, Montmarte, Paris, 1932
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