French Sculpture Census

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PILLET, Charles
Paris 1869 - ? 1960

Verdun, On ne passe pas
Verdun, You Don't Go Through

c. 1920
bronze

medal
reverse: A LA GLOIRE DES HEROS DE VERDUN MCMXVI

Acc. No. : CP 852
Credit Line : Gift of Alma de Bretteville Spreckels

San Francisco, California, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honor

legionofhonor.famsf.org

Provenance

  • Gift of Alma de Bretteville Spreckels

Bibliography

  • Website of the War Collection in the Clark University Library, Worcester, MA:
    Obverse: Verdun. On ne passe pas. MCMXVI, Two female figures standing on the wall of Verdun against which the German eagle beats vainly.
    Reverse: A la Gloire des Heros de Verdun MCMXVI, and small medallions of Generals Petain and de Castelnau.

Related Works

Another copy in the Musée national de la Coopération franco-américaine in the château de Blérancourt (Oise), MNB53.C.28-2.
Another copy in the War Collection in the Clark University Library, Worcester, MA.