Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Frédérick Lemaître

Bust of Frédérick Lemaître by Pierre Granet, square Frédérick-Lemaître, Paris
Bust of Frédérick Lemaître by Pierre Granet, 1898
Square Frédérick-Lemaître, 10e arrondissement
Paris, July 2012

“The actor Lemaitre (sculpted here by Pierre Granet in 1898) was also a regular of this neighbourhood, featuring mainly in hysterical crime plays on the Boulevards nearby. These two must surely have bumped into each other on numerous occasions.”
(Grisettes et Lorettes, Invisible Paris)