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Monument au Maréchal de Villars

Monument for Marshall de Villars

Claude-Louis-Hector de Villars, Prince de Martigues, Marquis then Duc de Villars, Vicomte de Melun
Moulins 1653 - Torino 1734
General of Louis XIV of France, one of only six Marshals who have been promoted to Marshal General of France
Henri Gauquié
1913

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Description

Equestrian statue of the Maréchal de Villars sitting on a prancing horse. On the sides of the pedestal are two bronze portraits.

The statue was destroyed in 1918, and replaced by a new cast in 1922.

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lefebvre d'orval
Jean-Robert LeFebvre d'Orval
member of the French Flanders parlement
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marechal de montesquiou
Pierre de Montesquiou, comte d'Artagnan
(1640 - Plessis-Picquet 1725)
army officer, created Maréchal de France in 1709 (Wikipedia).

Inscription(s)

av
MARECHAL de VILLARS
avx
VAINQUEURS de DENAIN
24 juillet 1712

OFFICIERS GENERAUX
ayant pris une part directe
a la manoeuvre et au combat

lieutenants generaux

poységur
vieuxpont
broglie
albergotti
brendlé
dreux
coigny
tingry
villars

brigadiers

contades
gassion
aubigne
belrieux
harling
collandre
tricalt
perrin
altermatt
may

marechaux de camp

isenghien
mortemart

monchy
nangis

Signature

(equestrian statue) H. Gauqué 1912
(reliefs) H. Gauqué (pedestal) henri gauquié sculpteur
henri guillaume architecte

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Sculptor

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Location (N 50°19'37" - E 3°23'38")

Item Code: frnp110; Photograph: 17 October 2017
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