Théodore-Charles Gruyère (born 17 September 1813 in Paris, died in 1885) was a French sculptor.
In 1836 as the pupil of Auguste Dumont. He hit notoriety in 1839 winning the Prix de Rome.
The Prix de Rome or Grand Prix de Rome was a French scholarship for arts students, initially for painters and sculptors, that was established in 1663 during the reign of Louis XIV of France. Winners were awarded a bursary that allowed them to stay in Rome for three to five years at the expense of the state. The prize was extended to architecture in 1720, music in 1803, and engraving in 1804. The prestigious award was abolished in 1968 by André Malraux, the Minister of Culture.
His other works are some busts, some statues of saints for several churches, including the sandstone statues in the Église Saint-Augustin de Paris (1865), the sculpture named Seated Indian (1865), the characters of the town of Arras and Laon on the front of the Gare du Nordand a bas-relief in the Église Saint-Thomas-d'Aquin (Paris).
Arras is the capital (chef-lieu/préfecture) of the Pas-de-Calais department, which forms part of the region of Hauts-de-France; prior to the reorganization of 2014 it was located in Nord-Pas-de-Calais. The historic centre of the Artois region, with a Baroque town square, Arras is located in Northern France at the confluence of the Scarpe river and the Crinchon River.
Laon is the capital city of the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France, northern France. As of 2012 its population is 25,317.
The Gare du Nord, officially Paris-Nord, is one of the six large terminus stations of the SNCF mainline network for Paris, France. It serves train services toward regions north of Paris, along the Paris–Lille railway. Near Gare de l'Est in the 10th arrondissement, the Gare du Nord offers connections with several urban transport lines, including Paris Métro, RER and buses. By the number of travelers, around 222 million per year, it is the busiest railway station in Europe by total passenger numbers.
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Paris Métro Line 5 is one of the 16 metro lines built in Paris, France. It crosses the east of Paris from Bobigny to Place d'Italie. It is the eighth-busiest line on the network.
Transilien Paris-Nord is one of the sectors in the Paris Transilien suburban rail network. The trains on this sector depart from Gare du Nord in central Paris, as well as from Pontoise station in the suburbs. Transilien services from Paris – Nord are part of the SNCF Gare du Nord rail network. There are two groups of Transilien lines in the Nord sector, marked "H" and "K".
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The Church of Saint-Bernard de la Chapelle or simply Saint-Bernard-de-la-Chapelle, is a Neo-gothic Roman Catholic church in the Goutte d'Or neighborhood of the 18th arrondissement of Paris, located at the intersection of the Rue Saint-Bruno and the Rue Affre.
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