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France
Pézenas
Hérault

Languedoc-Roussillon

Rue François Huë
(Square Molière)

Monument de Molière

Molière stage name of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (Paris 1622 - id. 1673)
French playwright and actor
(Wikipedia)
Jean-Antoine Injalbert
1897

Pézenas /  Monument de Molière   Pézenas /  Monument de Molière

Description

Marble bust of Molière, with some sub-figures:

Pézenas / Monument de Molière
Lucette
Pézenas / Monument de Molière
Satire
Pézenas / Monument de Molière
Coquelin cadet and Jeanne Ludwig

Inscription(s)

A MOLIÈRE
ses admirateurs


En .... molière
1630-1631? 1633-16..
Par souscription nationale
Sur l'initiative du Comite de Pezenas
Inaugure le 8 Aout 1897

Signed: A. Injalbert 1896

Pézenas / Monument de Molière

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Actor
  • Bust
  • Comedy (allegory)
  • Coquelin, Alexandre Honoré Ernest
  • Injalbert, Jean-Antoine
  • Ludwig, Jeanne
  • Molière
  • Satire
  • Satyr
  • Writer / poet
  • Location (N 43°27'39" - E 3°25'32")

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