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Jean Jacques Rousseau - Balustre d'Or

Genève 1712 - Genève 1778
Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century
(Wikipedia)
artist unknown
1928

Annecy /  Jean Jacques Rousseau - Balustre d'Or   Annecy /  Jean Jacques Rousseau - Balustre d'Or

Description

Stone bust of Roussau in a niche with a fountain.

Inscription(s)

au matin de paques fleuris de 1728
JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
rencontrait ici madame de warens

Annotation

Rousseau met Françoise-Louise de Warens (1699-1762) on Palm Sunday 1728, who became the benefactress and mistress of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

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Item Code: frra022; Photograph: 6 June 2013
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