Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Saint-Malo
Ille-et-Vilaine

Bretagne

Place Chateaubriand 2
(Hôtel White)

François-René de Chateaubriand

Saint-Malo 1768 - Paris 1848
French writer, politician, diplomat and historian
(Wikipedia)
Alphonse Camille Terroir & David d'Angers
1935/51

Saint-Malo /  François-René de Chateaubriand   Saint-Malo /  François-René de Chateaubriand

Description

Bronze portrait medallion in the upper part of the doorway, circumscribed chateaubriand 1748 1848.

Inscription(s)

Signed: a terroir / d'apres / david d'angers / =1935=

Annotation

Chateaubriand lived here until 1776. The façade is reconstructed in 1951 after the building was destroyed in 1944.

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°39'2" W 2°1'25"

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