Thursday, March 15, 2012

Monday, March 12, 2012

Division 42 - Henry, Baron de Triqueti (1803-1874)

French sculptor, primarily of religious themes. This haut-relief bronze sculpture by Henry Triqueti was to honor his only son Edouard, who was killed in a horse riding accident in 1861. It represents Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead.

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Division 41 - Louis-Marie Moris (1818-1884)

French Sculptor. Sculpture by Louis Moris; in the background of the first image is a bas-relief of Agathe Moris (died 1825).

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Division 41 - Clara Elisabeth Peabody Bancroft (1825-1882)

Born in New Hampshire, USA, Clara Peabody married Edward Bancroft (1830-1882) of Boston, Mass., in 1845. Sculpture by Henri Chapu (1833-1891).

Friday, March 9, 2012

Division 40 - Davillier

Jean-Charles (1759-1846) Davillier and Jean-Charles (1823-1883) Davillier. "Le Bon Berger" bronze sculpture by Pierre Curillon (1866-1954).

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Division 37 - Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr (1764-1830)

Laurent Saint-Cyr served as Marshal of France, Minister of War, Ambassador to Spain, and Minister of the Marine. Sculpture by David d'Angers (1788-1856) in division 39; designed by Louis Visconti (1791-1853) in division 4.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Division 34 - Hauregard

This may be the family tomb for Paul-Gustave Hauregard (died 1883).

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Division 32 - Louis Hersent (1777-1860) Louise Hersent Mauduit (1785-1862)

Two of French painter Louis Hersent's more notable works are reproduced as bas reliefs (below).

Ruth et Booz

La Maladie de Las Casas
Louis and Louise:

Division 32 - Henri Allouard (1844-1929)

Sculpture by Allouard; he also sculpted Lamothe's monument in division 44.

Allouard was pupil to Lequesne and Schanewerk. After his debut at the Salon of the Société des Artistes Francais in 1865, Allouard received a third prize award in 1876 and a second-class award in 1882. He was awarded the silver medal at the Universal Exhibition in 1889, which was followed by the receipt of the Legion of Honor. In 1900 Allouard received a gold medal at the Universal Exhibition. In France, his works are in the collections of the museums in Paris, Bordeaux, Rouen and Montpellier.