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La laitière normande

Normandy Milkmaid

Arthur Le Duc & Louis Derbré
1986 (1888)

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Description

Bronze statue of a woman with a can of milk on her shoulder.

Inscription(s)

LA LAITIERE NORMANDE
de louis derbre 11 mai 1986
d'apres arthur-jacques le duc
ne a torigny s/vire le 27 mars 1848

Signature

1986 Derbré d'après le duc

Annotation

The original 1888 statue by Le Duc was melted in 1942 by the Vichy Government. A copy made by Derbré after old postcards was placed in 1986.

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Location (N 49°6'55" - W 1°5'24")

Item Code: frbn055; Photograph: 1 August 2015
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