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François Rabelais

La Devinière, près de Chinon 1483/94 - Paris 1553
French Renaissance writer, doctor and Renaissance humanist
(Wikipedia)
Henry Étienne Dumaige
1880

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Description

Stone statue, with at the foot:
"Mieulx est de ris que de larmes escripre
pour ce que rire est le propre de l'homme"

Inscription(s)

francois
RABELAIS

Signed: henri dumaige / 1880 (almost illegible).

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 47°23'47" E 0°41'3"

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