Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Trébeurden
Côtes-d'Armor

Bretagne

Trozoul, rue de Pors-Termen

Aristide Briand

Nantes 1862 - Paris 1932
French statesman, Prime Minister of France (11 terms between 1909 and 1929)
(Wikipedia)
Émile Armel-Beaufils
1933

Trébeurden /  Aristide Briand   Trébeurden /  Aristide Briand

Description

Prink granite stele, called "Pierre du Souvenir", with a relief portrait of Briand. In front of the stele is a bronze statue of a boy, called "Gamin de Trébeurden".

Inscription(s)

On the sides of the stele:
ARISTIDE BRIAND
1862 - 1932
Below the portrait:
IL VOULUT POUR NOUS

LA PAIX

Signed: (the bronze statue): H. ROUARD. Fondeur. PARIS

Annotation

Briand stayed from 1919 to 1928 regularly in Trébeurden. The monument is unveiled 3 September 1933.

Trébeurden / Aristide Briand

Sculptor

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Location (N 48°46'26" - W 3°34'58")

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