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L'Arquebusier

The Arquebusier

Sjef Drummen
1989

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Description

Statue of an arquebusier, a shooter with an arquebus, an early muzzle-loaded firearm. The statue is made after an engraving by De Gheyn. On the pedestal is a relief showing Saint Martin dividing his cloak with a beggar, the patron of the compagnie royale des anciens arquebusiers de vise 1579-1989

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Signature

F? 1989

Sculptor

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Location (N 50°44'16" - E 5°41'42")

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