Statues - Hither & Thither

Switzerland
Villeneuve
Vaud

Quai Grand Rive
(Parc)

L'Otage

The Hostage

Philippe Grass
1925

Villeneuve /  L'Otage   Villeneuve /  L'Otage

Description

Marble statue of kneeling man with his arms (both broken off) stretched out in front of him.

Inscription(s)

a la suisse
nation genereuse
qui accueillit et reconforta
les alsaciens refugies
et
les evacues et blesses francais
de la grande guerre
l'alsace reconnaissante
1914-1918
ce marbre
oeuvre du sculpteur alsacien
philippe grass (1801-1876)
a ete offert a la
confederation helvetique
par le
comite alsacien d'etudes
et d'informations
1925

Villeneuve - L'Otage

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 46°23'48" - E 6°55'22")

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Item Code: chvd075; Photograph: 4 June 2013
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