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Ham
Somme

Picardie

Place de l ‘Hôtel de Ville

Maximilien Sébastien Foy

Ham 1775 - Paris 1825
French military leader, statesman and writer
(Wikipedia)
Ernest-Eugène Hiolle
Molz et Fils (Paris)
1879

Ham /  Maximilien Sébastien Foy   Ham /  Maximilien Sébastien Foy

Description

Bronze statue on a stone pedestal with three reliefs after paintings by Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825) (all signed "d'apres David") on the sides:


Battle scene

Foy as speaker

Foy's burial

Inscription(s)

au general
FOY
la
VILLE de HAM

Il y a de l'echo en France
quand on pronince ici les mots d'honneur et de patrie

Signed: E. HIOLLE
MOLZ fondeur

Sculptor

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Location (N 49°44'52" - E 3°4'20")

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Item Code: frpi005; Photograph: 24 May 2011
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