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Lucien Mengaud

Lavaur 1805 - Toulouse 1877
Occitan poet
(Wikipedia)
artist unknown
1894

Toulouse /  Lucien Mengaud   Toulouse /  Lucien Mengaud

Description

Bronze bust.

Inscription(s)

la
lengo
moundino
aosos
et
pinpanelo
le
poutou
A
MENGAUD

1804 - 1877

las
aoucos
del
thoumas
de
founsagrivo
la
toulousaino

Signed: a jaqui
SCHENCK, editeur / Toulouse

Grand Rond (Sculptures)

The Grand Rond (Grand Circle) or Boulingrin (Bowling Green) is a public garden southeast of the city center, built between 1752 and 1754. It has the form of a very large roundabout with four four aisles, the allées Jules Guesde, François Verdier, Paul-Sabatier and Frederic Mistral. This roundabout is so vast (4 hectares) that is transformed into an English garden in the nineteenth century.

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Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Locatie (N 43°35'42" - E 1°27'7")

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