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France
Évian-les-Bains
Haute-Savoie

Rhône-Alpes

Quai Baron de Blonay / Quai Paul Leger

Prince Grégoire Bibesco-Bassaraba de Brancovan

Kraków 1827 - Paris 1886
Founder of the Nautic Associaton of Évian
Alfred-Désiré Lanson & Eugène Legrain
1888

Évian-les-Bains /  Prince Grégoire Bibesco-Bassaraba de Brancovan   Évian-les-Bains /  Prince Grégoire Bibesco-Bassaraba de Brancovan

Description

Bronze bust under a baldachin supported by two corinthian columns. The baldachin is surmounted by a bronze lion with a shield with the coat of arms of the prince. On the pedestal the prow of a ship.

évian-les-Bains - Prince Grégoire Bassaraba de Brancovan évian-les-Bains - Prince Grégoire Bassaraba de Brancovan

Inscription(s)

a la mémoire
du prince
grégoire bassaraba
de brancovan
les habitants
d'evian
et ses amis
a son président
et fondateur
la société nautique d'evian
mdccclxxxviii

Signed: e. lecrain sculp. 1888

Annotation

The lion is signed by Legrain. According to Monumen the bust is sculpted by Lanson.

A bust of his daughter Anne de Noailles is in Vevey.

Sculptors

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Location (N 46°24'6" - E 6°35'47")

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