Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Cahors
Lot

Midi-Pyrénées

Place François Mitterrand

Léon Gambetta

Cahors 1838 - Sèvres 1882
French statesman prominent after the Franco-Prussian War
(Wikipedia)
Alexandre Falguière
1884

Cahors /  Léon Gambetta   Cahors /  Léon Gambetta

Description

Bronze statue of Gambetta with his right hand resting on a gun and pointing sidewards with his left arm.

Inscription(s)

A
GAMBETTA
ne a cahors
le 2 avril 1838
FRANCAIS

elevez vos ames et vos resolutions a la
hauteur des effroyables perils qui
fondent sur la patrie
il depend encore de nous de lasser la
mauvaise fortune et remonstrer a l'univers
ce qu'est un grand peuple qui ne veut
pas perir eet dont le courage s'exalte au
sein meme des catastrophes

Signed: A. Falguière
(pedestal): a falguiere statre paul pujol archte

Cahors / Léon Gambetta

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 44°26'43" E 1°26'27"

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