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Monument aux frères Frémine et à Le Véel

Monument for the Frémine Brothers and for Le Véel

Charles Frémine (Villedieu-les-Poêles 1831 - Paris 1906), French journalist, poet and writer (Wikipedia)
Aristide Frémine (Bricquebec 1837 - Issy-les-Moulineaux 1897), French writer (Wikipedia)
Armand Le Véel (Bricquebec 1821 - Cherbourg 1905), French sculptor (Wikipedia)
Robert Delandre
Andro Fondeur (Paris)
1929

Bricquebec /  Monument aux frères Frémine et à Le Véel   Bricquebec /  Monument aux frères Frémine et à Le Véel

Description

Stone stele with on the main face of a bronze relief depicting the two brothers Frémine: charles - aristide. On the other side is bronze reliefs including a medallion portrait of Le Véel and a representation of one of his most famous works, the equestrian statue of Napoleon I of Cherbourg. At the top, a lyre, apples and paper sheets refer to the talent of the Frémines to sing of the beauties of Normandy, while the chisel, pair of compasses and hammer symbolize sculpting.

Charles and Aristide Frémine
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Armand Le Véel
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Inscription(s)

a
ARISTIDE
et
CHARLES
FRÉMINE


1841       1837
1906       1897
«ils ont aimé
et chante leur pays»

au statuaire
ARMAND
LE VÉEL


1821 - 1903

Signature

(portrait Frémine brothers) r. delandre | 1929
(portrait Le Véel) robert delandre 1929
(Napoleon statue) r. delandre - andro Fondeur. Paris.

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Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: France
  • Andro Fondeur (Paris)
  • Delandre, Robert
  • Frémine, Aristide
  • Frémine, Charles
  • Le Véel, Armand
  • Napoleon
  • Sculptor
  • Writer / poet
  • Location (N 49°28'10" - W 1°37'56")

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