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Jerôme Lalande

Joseph Jérôme Lefrançois de Lalande
Bourg-en-Bresse 1732 - Paris 1807
French astronomer and mathematician
(Wikipedia)
Alphonse Muscat
1908

Bourg-en-Bresse /  Jerôme Lalande   Bourg-en-Bresse /  Jerôme Lalande

Description

Bronze bust on a richly decorated pedestal: on the front a relief of a allegorical female representing astronomy, with at the foot astronomical instruments, and at the sides two putti symbolzing Science (reading) and Work (with a pickaxe).

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Bourg-en-Bresse - Jerôme Lalande

Inscription(s)

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JERÔME LALANDE
1732-1807

joseph hierosme lefrancois de lalande
né a bourg
le 11 juillet 1732
mort à paris
le 4 avril 1807

Signature

A. Muscat 1908

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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  • Country: France
  • Bust
  • Labour
  • Lalande, Jerôme
  • Mathematician
  • Muscat, Alphonse
  • Putto (reading)
  • Putto with pickaxe
  • Science (allegorical figure)
  • Location (N 46°12'16" - E 5°13'27")

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