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(Palais de Justice de Montbenon)

La Force, l'Helvétie et la Loi

Force, Helvetia and Law

Attributed to
Charles Iguel

Lausanne /  La Force, l'Helvétie et la Loi


Stone sculpture group on the top of the front façade of the Palais de Justice: The central figure is Helvétie, the personification of Switzerland, holding a spear and the Swiss coat of arms. She is flanked by sitting allegories of Force (left) and Law (right). To the left and right are the coat of arms of Switzerland and Vaud, each with two putti.

Lausanne - La Force, l'Helvétie et la Loi


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Location (N 46°31'13" - E 6°37'36")

Item Code: chvd040; Photograph: 2 June 2013
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