French Sculpture Census

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artist © : Fair Use (Section 107, Copyright Act, 1976)

PILLET, Charles
Paris 1869 - ? 1960

Paroles du Général Pershing au front, 28 mars 1918
General Pershing's Words at the Front, March 28, 1918

1922
bronze

medal
D. 2 5/8; weight: 0,311 lbs
reverse:
inscrit en haut : THERE IS AT THIS TIME / NO OTHER QUESTION THAN / THAT OF FIGHTING. / INFANTRY - ARTILLERY - AVIATION / ALL THAT WE HAVE ARE YOURS / TO DISPOSE OF AS YOU WILL / I HAVE COME TO SAY THAT THE AMERICAN PEOPLE / WOULD BE PROUD TO BE ENGAGED IN THE GREATEST / BATTLE IN HISTORY / GENERAL PERSHING'S / WORDS AT THE FRONT / MARCH 28 1918
signed at lower: CP

Acc. No. : 1928.272
Credit Line : Gift of Edward B. Greene, B.A. 1900

New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Art Gallery

artgallery.yale.edu

Provenance

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

Bibliography

  • Museum's website (accessed August 2017)

Comment

Identification of artist by Lara Cavallo, intern from Ecole du Louvre, May 2017.