Marie Tussaud


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Noun1.Marie Tussaud - French modeler (resident in England after 1802) who made wax death masks of prominent victims of the French Revolution and toured Britain with her wax modelsMarie Tussaud - French modeler (resident in England after 1802) who made wax death masks of prominent victims of the French Revolution and toured Britain with her wax models; in 1835 she opened a permanent waxworks exhibition in London (1761-1850)
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Synopsis: Madame Marie Tussaud (1 December 1761--16 April 1850) is known worldwide for the chain of wax museums she started over 200 hundred years ago.
Madame Tussauds was established in 1835 at London's Baker Street Bazaar by Marie Tussaud.
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1850: Death of Marie Tussaud, Swiss-born modeller who established the world-famous waxworks near Baker Street, London, in 1835.
1850: Death of Marie Tussaud, Swiss-born modeller who established the worldfamous waxworks near Baker Street, London, in 1835.
French-born sculptor Marie Tussaud who founded Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum was born in December in which century?
1721) 1761 Marie Tussaud, founder of Madame Tussaud's (d.
Wax sculptor and founder of Madame Tussauds, Marie Tussaud, wore a happy look.
While beeswax has a storied history as an art material--think lost-wax casting, encaustic painting--and has been identified with numerous artists, from Marie Tussaud to Joseph Beuys, it takes on new resonance today owing to the incompletely understood (though likely pesticide-linked) decline in honeybee numbers.
The 19th century building which houses the Louis Tussauds House of Wax - named after Marie Tussaud's great-grandson - is on sale for [euro]500,000.
He gives clear illustrations drawn from the real world, from President Obama and the Tea Party, to the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary, to the rise of unlikely luminaries such as Marie Tussaud. He asks why visitors to the Louvre rush past great masterpieces to crowd in for a glimpse of the Mona Lisa -- a work that is enigmatic and masterful, yet no greater than many of the others in the same collection.
The story of this wax museum started in the Paris of 1770, where Madame Marie Tussaud learnt to model wax likenesses under the tutelage of her mentor, Dr Philippe Curtius.