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Le cerf aux abois

Dear on the Alert

Christophe Fratin
1852

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Description

The sculpture, also named "Eagles", dramatically stages a deer attacked by two eagles, in a fight in which one can easily surmise the outcome (information sign).

It was bought in 1856 by the city of Metz and stood until 1890 on the Esplanade.

Signature

fratin 1852

Montigny-lès-Metz - Le cerf aux abois

Sculptor

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Location (N 49°6'15" - E 6°9'43")

Item Code: frlo198; Photograph: 28 May 2019
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