Félix Laurent Tours (Centre Val de Loire, France)
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N 47° 24.569 E 000° 42.021
31T E 326511 N 5253233
Quick Description: Né à Langeais le 12 Janvier 1821. Après avoir abandonné sa carrière d'artiste peintre, il devient conservateur du musée des Beaux Arts de Tours et directeur de l'école municipale de dessin de 1876 à 1905.
Location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France
Date Posted: 2/9/2016 9:59:26 AM
Waymark Code: WMQDD6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member CHI-TOWN ROMEO
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Long Description:
(eng)
Born in Langeais 12 January 1821. After abandoning his career as a painter, he became curator of the Museum of Fine Arts of Tours and director of the municipal school of drawing 1876-1905.

Around 1860, he bought for his retired parents, a house in Saint-Cyr-Sur-Loire called the Desmorennes 50 street Tartifume who, in 1872, after the death of his parents, his house will campaign until his death in 1905. the sculptor François Sicard, his pupil and his "spiritual son", will inherit and keep until 1909. François Sicard recognizes Félix Laurent
the "fine artist" and dedicated teacher who knew how to give to the School of Fine Arts in Tours a beautiful swing.

(fr)
Né à Langeais le 12 Janvier 1821. Après avoir abandonné sa carrière d'artiste peintre, il devient conservateur du musée des Beaux Arts de Tours et directeur de l'école municipale de dessin de 1876 à 1905.

Vers 1860, il achète, pour ses parents retraités, une maison à Saint-Cyr-Sur-Loire appelée les Desmorennes 50 rue de Tartifume qui, en 1872, après le décès de ses parents, sera sa maison de campagne jusqu'à sa mort en 1905. Le sculpteur François Sicard, son élève et son “fils spirituel”, en héritera et la gardera jusqu'en 1909. François Sicard reconnaît en Félix Laurent
le “bel artiste” et le professeur dévoué qui sut donner à l'école des Beaux Arts de Tours un bel essor.
Name of Cemetery: Cimetière de la Salle

Condition of Death Mask: good

Gravestone Inscription:
a Félix Laurent 1821 - 1905 ses élèves ses admirateurs ses amis


Are there other Death Mask Gravestones found at this cemetery?: yes

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