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Hommes d'état romains et grecs de l'Antiquité

Roman and Greek Statesmen of Antiquity

Cato, Cicero, Demosthenes and Seneca
artist unknown
Fonderie de Eck et Durand
1886

Chantilly /  Hommes d'état romains et grecs de l'Antiquité

Description

On the southeast side of the Cour de la Capitanerie are four oval niches, three of these contain busts, one is empty.

Chantilly - Hommes d'état romains et grecs de l'Antiquité
Caton / Cato the Elder
Marcus Porcius Cato (234 BC - 149 BC), Roman senator and historian (Wikipedia).

Chantilly - Hommes d'état romains et grecs de l'Antiquité
Démosthène / Demosthenes
Δημοσθένης (384 BC - 322 BC) Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens (Wikipedia).

Chantilly - Hommes d'état romains et grecs de l'Antiquité
Sénèque / Seneca the Younger
Lucius Annaeus Seneca (c. 4 BC - 65 AD), Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, and dramatist (Wikipedia).
The bust is based on the so-called Pseudo-Seneca (Wikipedia)

Chantilly - Hommes d'état romains et grecs de l'Antiquité
Cicéron / Cicero Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC), Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, orator, political theorist, Roman consul and constitutionalist (Wikipedia).

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Locatie (N 49°11'36" - E 2°29'6")

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