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)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑modeler, ↑modeller

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  • Tussaud —   [ty so], Marie, geborene Grosholtz, bekannt als Madame Tussaud, französische Wachsbildnerin vermutlich schweizerischer Herkunft, * Straßburg (?) 7. 12. 1761, ✝ London 16. 4. 1850; stellte in Paris Wachsfiguren von Anführern und Opfern der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Tussaud — Tussaud, Marie …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Tussaud — (izg. tisȏ), Marie (1761 1850) DEFINICIJA francuska kiparica, osnovala čuveni muzej voštanih figura u Londonu …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Tussaud — [to͞o sō′; ] popularly [ tə sôd′] Madame (born Marie Gresholtz) 1760 1850; Swiss waxworks exhibitor in London …   English World dictionary

  • Tussaud — Madame Tussauds Museum Planetarium in London Das Madame Tussauds in Amsterdam Madame Tussauds ist ein Museum in London. Es ist ein …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tussaud — /tooh soh , teuh /; Fr. /tyuu soh /, n. Marie Grosholtz /grohs hohlts/, ( Madame Tussaud ), 1760 1850, Swiss wax modeler in France and England: wax museum founder. * * * …   Universalium

  • Tussaud — Tus|saud, Madame (1760 1850) a Swiss woman who made ↑models of people in ↑wax, including famous people who were killed by the ↑guillotine in the French Revolution. In 1802 she established her waxworks, called ↑Madame Tussaud s, in London …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Tussaud — /tyˈsoʊ/ (say tooh soh) noun Marie, 1760–1850, Swiss modeller in wax; founder of Madame Tussaud s /təˈsoʊdz/ (say tuh sohdz), waxworks exhibition in London …  

  • Tussaud, Marie — orig. Marie Grosholtz born Dec. 1, 1761, Strasbourg, France died April 16, 1850, London, Eng. French British founder of Madame Tussaud s museum of wax figures in London. From 1780 until the French Revolution, she served as art tutor to Louis XVI… …   Universalium

  • Tussaud, Marie — ► (1760 1850) Escultora suiza. Abrió en Londres el museo que lleva su nombre. * * * orig. Marie Grosholtz (1 dic. 1761, Estrasburgo, Francia–16 abr. 1850, Londres, Inglaterra). Fundadora francobritánica del museo de figuras de cera Madame Tussaud …   Enciclopedia Universal

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