Gaspard André

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Gaspard André

Gaspard André (born March 16, 1840 in Lyon , † February 12, 1896 in Cannes ) was a French architect of historicism .

André came from a reformed family from the canton of Vaud in Switzerland . In Lyon he attended high school and the college of fine arts , in Paris the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts . After graduating, he worked as an architect in France and Switzerland. Andrés' most outstanding buildings include the Théâtre des Célestins and the Jacobin Fountain in Lyon, the town hall of Neuilly-sur-Seine and the Palais de Rumine in Lausanne , now the Musée des beaux-arts de Lausanne .


  • Edouard Aynard: L'œuvre de Gaspard André . Lyon: Storck Lyon 1898.
  • Gérard Bruyère, Noëlle Chiron: Gaspard André, architecte lyonnais, 1840–1896 . Lyon: Archives Municipales 1996. ISBN 978-2-908949-12-4

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