Statues - Hither & Thither

Switzerland
Vevey
Vaud

Rue du Théâtre 1
(Hotel de la Clef)

Jean Jacques Rousseau

Genève 1712 - Genève 1778
Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century
(Wikipedia)
Charles Reymond-Gunthert & Jean-Antoine Houdon
1919

Vevey /  Jean Jacques Rousseau   Vevey /  Jean Jacques Rousseau

Description

Marble plaque with a bronze relief portrait, which was made after Rousseau's bust created by Houdon in 1778.

Inscription(s)

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JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
logea en 1732


J'allay a Veveu – dit-il – loger à la clef
.... Je pris pour cette ville un amour
qui m'a suivi dans tous mes voyages.

Les Confessions

Signature

C. Reymond-Gunthert / d'après Houdon, 1919

Sculptors

Tags

Location N 46°27'38" E 6°50'34"

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