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Tocqueville
Manche

Basse-Normandie

D901

Alexis de Tocqueville

Alexis-Henri-Charles Clérel, comte de Tocqueville
Verneuil-sur-Seine 1805 - Cannes 1859
French political thinker and historian best known for his works Democracy in America (1835 and 1840) and The Old Regime and the Revolution (1856)
(Wikipedia)
Ernest Diosi
A. Durenne (Paris)
1936

Tocqueville /  Alexis de Tocqueville   Tocqueville /  Alexis de Tocqueville

Description

Bronze bust. On the pedestal is the family coat of arms and the name ALEXIS de TOCQUEVILLE.

Signature

E. Diosi | d'apres Brion
a. durenne

Annotation

In 1936, a bust of Tocqueville by Diosi apres Brion was inaugurated in the Gare Maritime of Cherbourg. Perhaps that is this copy.

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 49°40'13" - W 1°20'6")

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