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France
Annecy
Haute-Savoie

Rhône-Alpes

Rue J.J. Rousseau 10
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Jean Jacques Rousseau - Balustre d'Or

Genève 1712 - Genève 1778
Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1928

Annecy /  Jean Jacques Rousseau - Balustre d'Or   Annecy /  Jean Jacques Rousseau - Balustre d'Or

Description

Stone bust of Roussau in a niche with a fountain.

Inscription(s)

au matin de paques fleuris de 1728
JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
rencontrait ici madame de warens

Annotation

Rousseau met Françoise-Louise de Warens (1699-1762) on Palm Sunday 1728, who became the benefactress and mistress of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 45°53'58" E 6°7'29"

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