Bronze bust on a column.
On the bust:
Signed: paterne berrichon / 1901
reconstitue en 1926 - 1954 / a.c. sc. / c.d. sc.
On the column:
– 1854-1891 –
la ville de charleville
SAISON en ENFER
Paterne Berrichon was Rimbaud's brother-in-law and publisher. The present bust is the third:
- 1901, the original , was taken c. 1917 by the Germans in the First World War.
- 1923, new bust sculpted by Alphonse Colle unveiled, initiative of the Société des écrivains ardennais. This bust was taken in 1942 during the Second World War.
- 1954, the present bust, made by Dumont.
- Paterne Berrichon, (pseudonym of Pierre-Eugène Dufour) (Issoudun (Indre) 1855 - La Rochefoucauld (Charente) 1922),
French poet, painter and designer
- Alphonse Colle (Charleville 1857-Paris 1935),
Sources & Information
- Gérald Dardart, Le square de la gare: Écrin de la Mémoire. Carolo mag. (PDF on-line).
Location (N 49°46'7" - E 4°43'26")
Via the links below you can find the position:
Item Code: frca005; Photograph: 12 June 2011
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