Sculpture group of a warriors and soldiers, on a granite pedestal with reliefs on all sides.
and list of names morts pour la patrie on the other sides.
hommage aux morts
Combattants et Serviteurs
du Tarn-et-Garonne 1871
Signed: BOURDELLE / 1901
ste nale des BRONZES / frie J. PETERMANN / ste ame BRUXELLES
This monument, now recognized as a masterpiece, aroused much controversy due to its profound originality that differed completely from the existing memorials. To ensure consistency of the characters, a large flag replaced the traditional column, obelisks or stelae usually used by the sculptors of the late nineteenth century.
- Émile-Antoine Bourdelle (Bordelles) (Montauban, Tarn-et-Garonne, 1861 - Le Vésinet, Yvelines, 1929),
(Musée Bourdelle –
Location (N 44°1'2" - E 1°21'5")
Item Code: frmp022; Photograph: 1 September 2011
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