Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Clermont-Ferrand
Puy-de-Dôme

Auvergne

Boulevard François Mitterrand
(Faculté de Droit et de Science Politique)

La France

Antoine Bourdelle
1923

Clermont-Ferrand /  La France   Clermont-Ferrand /  La France

Description

Bronze sculpture of "a majestic female figure, right hand holding a lengthy spear reaching for the sky, left hand perpendicular to the spear, shielding her eyes as she pans the horizon, recalling the Americans' auspicious entry into the war in 1917".

Inscription(s)

On the back is inscribed:
pierrot / poucette / mauviette

Signed (3x): antoine bourdelle / 1923 avril

Information Sign

cette statue de bourdelle
adressant le salut de la france
à ses juristes
a pu Ítre érigée en ce lieu
grâce à la générosité
des héritiers bourdelle
et des notaires d'auvergne

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 45°46'16" E 3°5'22"

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