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France
Cambrai
Nord

Nord - Pas-de-Calais

Place Fénélon
(Parc Fénélon)

Villard de Honnecourt

Honnecourt-sur-Escaut c. 1200 - c. 1250
known to history only through a surviving portfolio or 'sketchbook' containing about 250 drawings and designs of a wide variety of subjects.
(Wikipedia)
Alexandre Descatoire
date?

Cambrai /  Villard de Honnecourt   Cambrai /  Villard de Honnecourt

Description

Stone statue of the architect, looking up to the St. Géry chuch, and holding a pair of compasses on a pile of papers.

Inscription(s)

VILLARD
DE
HONNECOVRT
architecte dv choevr
de l'ancienne
cathedrale notre-dame
constrvit de
mccxxx a mccxlvi

Signature

a. descatoire

Sculptor

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Location (N 50°10'33" - E 3°13'46")

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