Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Coutances
Manche

Basse-Normandie

Jardin des Plantes

La maternité

Motherhood

Jean-Baptiste Farochon
1859

Coutances /  La maternité   Coutances /  La maternité

Description

Marble statue of a sitting young woman, attentive and smiling to two young children.

Signature

1859 e. farochon

Annotation

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.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 49°2'50" W 1°26'50"

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