French Sculpture Census

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LEGASTELOIS, Jules-Prosper
Paris 1855 - ? 1931

Capitaine Georges Guynemer
Captain Georges Guynemer

1917
bonze

medal
D. 2 11/16; weight: 0,306 lbs
obverse:
around the circumference: CAPITAINE GEORGES GUYNEMER
in the center: 1894 1917
signed at lower right: L. P. LEGASTELOIS
reverse:
at upper in the scroll: A / GEORGES GUYNEMER / HEROS LEGENDAIRE, TOMBE EN PLEIN CIEL / DE GLOIRE APRES TROIS ANS DE LUTTE / ARDENTE, RESTERA LE PLUS PUR SYMBOLE / DES QUALITES DE LA RACE, ENERGIE / FAROUCHE, COURAGE SUBLIME
signed at lower: L. P. LEGASTELOIS

Acc. No. : 1928.304
Credit Line : Gift of Edward B. Greene, B.A. 1900

New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Art Gallery

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Provenance

  • 1928, Gift of Edward B. Greene, B.A. 1900

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (accessed May 2017)

Related Works

Capitaine Georges Guynemer (1894-1917), vers 1919, 1 9/16 in, ND3276, Musée Carnavalet, Histoire de Paris, Paris.