Hébert, Henri

Henri Hébert, sculptor (b at Montréal 3 Apr 1884; d there 11 May 1950). The son of sculptor Louis-Philippe HÉBERT, he studied at the Monument national de Montréal under painter Edmond DYONNET and at the Art Association with William BRYMNER. He twice went with his parents to Paris, studying under Thomas and Injalbert. He taught several years at McGill while sculpting many busts, and has left some 20 monuments, the most famous being of Louis-Hippolyte LAFONTAINE (in both Québec City and Montréal), Évangeline (Grand Pré, NS) in collaboration with his father, the Monument aux Morts (Montréal) and Jacques de Lesseps (Gaspé).