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Lavrillier: MONUMENT AUX MORTS DE NICE.

SKU: S23-11211 $250.00
France. MONUMENT AUX MORTS DE NICE. (WAR MEMORIAL TO THOSE FROM NICE KILLED IN WORLD WAR I). By André Lavrillier after Alfred-Auguste Janniot (1889-1969). Bronze 73mm. Obv: A roaring lion and a female warrior with her sword pulled back. Rev: A war memorial. Maier 315, Classens 104. $250. --------------------- André Lavrillier was born in 1885. He studied under his father, an engraver, and under Chaplain and Bourdelle. He won the Grand Prix de Rome for medal engraving in 1914. He was later made a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur. Besides medals, he designed a number of coins. Lavrillier died in 1958
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