Le Monument aux morts de Port-Vendres - Paris, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member manchanegra
N 48° 51.708 E 002° 19.848
31U E 450917 N 5412308
Quick Description: Le Monument aux morts de Port-Vendres is a sculpture from French (of Catalan origin) artist Aristide Maillol.
Location: Île-de-France, France
Date Posted: 10/16/2011 1:38:55 PM
Waymark Code: WMCVV4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
The work was created in 1922 and represents a Venus, seated, with an olive branch in his right hand, giving the prize to the glorious French that died for their country. It´s casted in lead and placed in the Carrousel gardens in the Tuileries near the Louvre. It´s part of a large number of Maillol´s statues exposed in open air.

The model was Dina Vierny, Maillol´s model for the last 10 years of his life.
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