Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Nancy
Meurthe-et-Moselle

Lorraine

Cours Léopold

Antoine Drouot

Nancy 1774 - Nancy 1847
French general of the Napoleontic wars
(Wikipedia)
David d'Angers & Giorné Viard
Simonet Fondeur
1853

Nancy /  Antoine Drouot   Nancy /  Antoine Drouot

Description

Bronze statue, with three reliefs on the pedestal relating scenes of his life.


Name and eagle with laurel wreath

Drouot carried in triumph by his comrades after his entrance exam to the school of artillery

Drouot opening a passage through the Bavarians in Hanau

old visually impaired, Drouot was dedicated to works charity

Inscription(s)

Signed: p j d d angers 1853
Simonet Fondeur

Annotation

Inaugurated 17 June 1855. It is the work of David d'Angers, and completed by Jiorné Viard (it is said Viard sculpted the head).

Old Postcard(s)

 
Click on the thumbnail for an enlargement.

Sculptors

Tags

Location (N 48°41'43" - E 6°10'33")

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Item Code: frlo109; Photograph: 14 June 2011
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