Heullant, Maurice. | Tulane University Special Collections
Name: Heullant, Maurice.
Historical Note: French-born Maurice Heullant, sculptor, modeler, and woodcarver, was active in New Orleans from 1932 until 1978. In 1932, Heullant was one of five sculptors selected to design the ornamental stone models for the Lapeyre Miltenberger Home in connection with the architectural firm of Weiss, Dreyfous, and Seiferth. He may also be associated with work on the new state Capitol building in Baton Rouge, restoration of the Gayerre monument, and the W.P.A. Lakefront development. Other architectural firms possibly connected with Heullant include Koch & Wilson and Jules K. de la Vergne. Heullant also designed and created wood moldings, doorsills, and sculptures in Florida, Tennessee, and Alabama. He retired in 1978 and died in New Orleans on March 2, 1981.
Sources: Manuscripts Collection 698
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