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Charles Henri Michel

Fins 1817 - Paris 1905
French painter
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Athanase Fossé
1909 (copy)

Fins /  Charles Henri Michel   Fins /  Charles Henri Michel

Description

Concrete bust, replacing two bronze originals. The 1909 original was molten by the German during World War I. After the war it was replaced by a new bronze bust, which in turn in World War II was destroyed. After that war is was replaced by the present concrete copy.

Inscription(s)

Charles Henri
MICHEL
né à Fins
1817-1905

MONUMENT ÉLEVÉ
par souscription publique
sur initiative des ROSATI
avec le concours de
la municipalité de FINS
sous le patronat du MINISTERE
des BEAUX ARTS

1er aout 1909

Signature

bouchez-béru; octave bouchez Succr arras (P. de C.).

Sculptor

Fins - Charles Henri Michel

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