Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Paimpol
Côtes-d'Armor

Bretagne

Place de Verdun

Théodore Botrel

Dinan 1868 - Pont-Aven 1925
French singer-songwriter, poet and playwright
(Wikipedia)
Pierre Lenoir

1928

Paimpol /  Théodore Botrel   Paimpol /  Théodore Botrel

Description

Granite stele with a bronze portrait medallion of Botrel and reliefs on both sides. On the front the relief shows two women in Breton dress (La Paimpolaise gazing out to sea from the imaginary cliff), that on the back three men.

Paimpol - Théodore Botrel Paimpol - Théodore Botrel

Inscription(s)

THEODORE BOTREL
1868     1928
PARIS
PAIMPOL
CANADA
BELGIQUE
J'aime le parfum de la Paimpolaise
Son église et son grand pardon
J'aime surtout la Paimpolaise
Qui m'attend au pays breton
The quotation is hardly readable. It is from his song La Paimpolaise (The Paimpol Girl) of 1895.

Signed: Pierre Lenoir

Annotation

Inaugurated 15 July 1928.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°46'43" W 3°2'53"

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