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The Fontaine des trois ordres, in Grenoble

Henri Ding (born Henry Dain in Grenoble on 30 June 1844, died in Grenoble in 1898) was a French sculptor.

Ding's most famous work is the Fontaine des trois ordres (fountain of the three orders) on the place Notre-Dame in Grenoble. It paid tribute to Dauphiné people who brought the beginnings of the French Revolution, and was conducted to celebrate the events centennial in 1888.[1] Henry Ding received the Légion d'honneur. Most of his works can be seen in the Musée de Grenoble.



His main works include :

  • The Statue de la liberté named La Marianne à Vizille
  • The Statue de Xavier Jouvin, in Grenoble
  • Several sculptures in the church of Le Périer
  • More than ten funerary monuments in the Saint Roch cemetery, in Grenoble[2]



  1. ^ Notre Dame monument architecture ancienne Grenoble Isère Fontaine des trois ordres place Retrieved 20 June 2009
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This article incorporates information from the revision as of 2009-06-20 of the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia.

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