Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Paris
Ville de Paris

Ile-de-France

Place du Trocadéro-et-du-11-Novembre (16e)

Maréchal Ferdinand Foch

(Tarbes 1851 - Paris 1929)
French soldier, military theorist, and writer, served as general in the French army during World War I and was made Marshal of France in 1918
(Wikipedia)
Robert Wlérick & Raymond Martin
1951

Paris /  Maréchal Ferdinand Foch   Paris /  Maréchal Ferdinand Foch

Description

Bronze equestrian statue.

Inscription(s)

FOCH
1851-1929

marechal
de
france
de
grande
bretagne
et de
pologne

Annotation

The statue was commission in 1938 to Wlérick and Martin, but because Wlérick died in 1944 finished by Martin. The socle is designed by the architects Carlu, Boileau et Azéma.

Paris / Maréchal Ferdinand Foch

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Location (N 48°51'46" - E 2°17'14")

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