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Alain Chartier

Bayeux 1385/90 - Avignon c. 1430
French poet and political writer
(Wikipedia)
Émile Morlaix
1950s?

Bayeux /  Alain Chartier   Bayeux /  Alain Chartier

Description

Stone statue of Chartier holding a pen in his right hand.

Inscription(s)

A
ALAIN CHARTIER


hommage
au poete patriote

Signature

e. morlaix

Annotation

Originally, there was a bronze statue of Chartier, dating from 1898. This statue was melted during the German occupation.

Sculptor

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Locatie (N 49°16'36" - W 0°42'24")

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