Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Vendôme
Loir-et-Cher

Centre

Rue Saint-Jacques

Pierre de Ronsard

Couture-sur-Loir (Vend˘mois) 1524 - Prieuré de Saint-Cosme en Touraine 1585
French poet
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1924

Vendôme /  Pierre de Ronsard   Vendôme /  Pierre de Ronsard

Description

Plaque on the wall of the former Lycée Ronsard with a bronze bust on top.

Inscription(s)

1524 - 1924
Ici s'elevait la maison
de
PIERRE de RONSARD
Gentilhomme Vend˘mois
Pere de la poésie moderne

La ville de Vend˘me

"... Afin que le siecle a venir
"de temps en temps se puisse souvenir.
Ronsard

Annotation

The bust is identical with the bust in the Jardin de la Bibliothèque.

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 47°47'37" E 1°3'59"

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