Frémiet, Emmanuel

Frémiet, Emmanuel ĕmänüĕlˈ frāmyāˈ [key], 1824–1910, French sculptor; pupil and nephew of Rude. He was noted for his vigorous characterizations of animal and historical figures. His equestrian statue of Joan of Arc (Place des Pyramides, Paris) is a familiar landmark. Portrait statues include one of Colonel John Eager Howard (1903; Baltimore).

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