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Gréville-Hague
Manche

Basse-Normandie

Route des Falaises / D237

Jean-François Millet

Gruche, Gréville-Hague 1814 - Barbizon 1875
French painter and one of the founders of the Barbizon school in rural France
(Wikipedia)
Marcel Jacques & Louis Derbré
1898/1998

Gréville-Hague /  Jean-François Millet   Gréville-Hague /  Jean-François Millet

Description

Bronze statue of Millet sitting on a rock.

The original statue of 1898 was melted during the German occupation, only the head was saved (see here). The present statue is a replica made after photos and a model, made by Derbré, and was inaugurated 25 September 1998, exact 100 years after the inauguration of the first statue.

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J.F. MILLET

né à Gréville
1814-1875

Gréville-Hague - Jean-Fran├žois Millet

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Locatie (N 49°40'29" - W 1°48'3") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: frbn116; Photograph: 7 August 2015
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