French Sculpture Census

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PILLET, Charles
Paris 1869 - ? 1960

Verdun On ne passe pas MCMXVI / A la gloire des héros de Verdun MCMXVI
Verdun On ne passe pas MCMXVI / A la gloire des héros de Verdun MCMXVI

1916
bronze

medal
2 3/4 x 1/8
obverse:
VERDUN. / ON.NE.PASSE.PAS. / MCMXVI.
reverse:
around circumferences of three medals:
GENERAL PETAIN
GENERAL NIVELLE
GENERAL.DE.CURIERES.DE.CASTELNAU.
at center: .A. / .LA.GLOIRE. / .DES.HEROS.DE / .VERDUN. / .MCMXVI.
signed at lower left: CP

Acc. No. : SC 1974:3-7
Credit Line : Gift of Susan E. Lyman, class of 1929

Northampton, Massachusetts, Smith College Museum of Art

www.smith.edu/artmuseum

Provenance

  • 1974, Gift of Susan E. Lyman, class of 1929

Bibliography

  • Collections Database, Five Colleges and Historic Deerfield Museum Consortium (accessed March 10, 2017)

Related Works

Verdun, You Don't Go Through, c. 1920, bronze, San Francisco, California, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honor, CP 852 (Gift of Alma de Bretteville Spreckels).
Verdun, You Don't Go Through, Blérancourt, musée franco-américain du château de Blérancourt, MNB53.C.28-2.