Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Cambrai
Nord

Nord - Pas-de-Calais

Jardin public
(Jardin aux fleurs)

Orphée endormant Cerbère

Orpheus singing Cerberus to sleep

legendary musician, poet, and prophet in ancient Greek religion and myth
Henri Peinte
1888

Cambrai /  Orphée endormant Cerbère   Cambrai /  Orphée endormant Cerbère

Description

Bronze statue of Orpheus with the sleeping Cerberus at his feet. The original 1888 statue was taken by the Germans in 1918, and it was replaced by another cast in 1927

Cambrai - Orphée endormant Cerbère

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Locatie (N 50°10'27" - E 3°14'21")

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