Statues - Hither & Thither

Belgium
Rochefort
Namur (province)

Rue Jacquet / Avenue des Tilleuls

Monument á Lafayette

Lafayette Monument

Gilbert du Motier, marquis de Lafayette
(Chavaniac 1757 - Paris 1834)
French aristocrat and military officer; general in the American Revolutionary War and a leader of the Garde Nationale during the French Revolution
(Wikipedia)
Marcel Collet
1930s?

Rochefort /  Monument á Lafayette   Rochefort /  Monument á Lafayette

Description

Stone monument with a relief portrait.

Inscription(s)

LE 19 AOÛT 1792
au mépris de tout droit
LA FAYETTE
défenseur de la liberté
fut arrêté á rochefort
par les autrichiens

Signature

Marcel COLLET

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 50°9'12" - E 5°13'14")

eXTReMe Tracker
Item Code: bena053; Photograph: 5 May 2015
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
If you want to use photos, please contact us via the contact form (in Dutch, English or German).
© Website and photos: René & Peter van der Krogt