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Louis II de Bourbon-Condé

Paris 1621 - Fontainebleau 1686
French general, For his military prowess he was renowned as le Grand Condé
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Antoine Coysevox
1689

Chantilly /  Louis II de Bourbon-Condé   Chantilly /  Louis II de Bourbon-Condé

Description

Marble statue of the prince wearing a Roman costume with a breastplate modeled on the body and a broad coat on the shoulders.

Inscription(s)

qvem modo pallebant fvgitibvs flvctibvs amnes
terribilem bello, nvnc docta per otia princeps
pacis amans, lætos dat in hortis lvdere fontes

He who was dreaded by fugitive rivers,
terrible in war, now a prince in love with peace,
among studious leisure, played in the gardens with merry fountains.

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LE GRAND CONDÉ
par coysevox (1689)

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Locatie (N 49°11'42" - E 2°29'14") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: frpi098; Photograph: 16 October 2017
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