Meylan, Pedro

ARGENTINA (SCULPTOR)
BORN 25 Jul 1890, Buenos Aires - DIED 11 Nov 1954, Genève
GRAVE LOCATION Genève: Cimetière de Plainpalais, Rue des Rois (C-256)

Pedro Meylan studied art in Genève and Munich, where Adolph Hildebradt was his teacher. Early in his career he was actively supported by Carl Albert Loosli.

Meylan created busts of poets and artists in a style that reminds of Carpeaux and Rodin. A sculpture by his hand was placed on the tomb of Hector Hodler who was known for his influence on esperanto.

Related persons
• made a sculpture of Hodler, Ferdinand

Images

The grave of Pedro Meylan at the Cimetière de Plainpalais, Genève.
Picture by Androom (06 Dec 2007)

 


Meysel, Inge

Published: 24 Oct 2017
Last update: 24 Oct 2017