Jardin des Plantes
Marble statue of a sitting young woman, attentive and smiling to two young children.
1859 e. farochon
The group was made in 1859 for the Palais du Luxembourg in Paris and was placed in the vestibule of the Petit Luxembourg. In 1966 it was donated to the city of Coutances.
Jean-Baptiste Eugène Farochon, dit Jean-Baptiste Farochon (Paris 1812 - Paris 1871), French engraver, medallist and sculptor (
Sources & Information
Maternité de Farochon
Woman with children
Location N 49°2'50" W 1°26'50"
; Photograph: 5 August 2015
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