Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Paris
Ville de Paris

Ile-de-France

Place Georges Guillaumin (8e)

Honoré de Balzac

(Tours 1799 - Paris 1850)
French novelist and playwright
(Wikipedia)
Alexandre Falguière
1900

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Description

Stone statue of Honoré de Balzac sitting on a chair.

Inscription(s)

HONORÉ de BALZAC

1799 - 1850

monument
érigé par les soins
de la
société des gens de lettres

Signed: A Falguière / 1900

Annotation

Falguière got the commission for this statue from the Société des gens de lettres, after they rejected the design by Auguste Rodin.

Sculptor

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Location (N 48°52'28" - E 2°18'7")

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