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Monument des Quatre Fils d'Aymon

Monument of the Four Aymon Brothers

Figures from a 12th century Old French chanson de geste, known as Les Quatre Fils Aymon
(Wikipedia)
Albert Poncin
1950

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Description

Large stone sculpture group of the horse Bayard with the four sons of Aymon.

The statue stands on the rock above Château-Regnault (now part of Bogny-sur-Meuse), said to be the castle of Renaud de Montauban, one of the four sons of Aymon.

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Building the statue started in 1932, the inauguration was 18 years later, 2 July 1950.

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Location (N 49°51'34" - E 4°44'25")

Item Code: frca035; Photograph: 25 May 2019
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