Sunday, August 24, 2014

The Sons of Cain

Le fils de Cain, The Sons of Cain by Paul Landowski, Galerie du Bord de l’eau, Tuileries Garden, Paris
“Le fils de Cain” (The Sons of Cain) by Paul Landowski, 1903
Galerie du Bord de l’eau, Tuileries Garden, 1er arrondissement
Paris, July 2014

See also: King Edward VII - Henri Farman

“This bronze group depicts the shepherd Jabal, the poet Jubal and the blacksmith Tubal Cain. An inscription describes them. ‘Is this not all mankind? The man of the fields, the poet, the city worker.’ (Journal 1903). Landowski was inspired by three young Tunisians he met on a trip walking ‘in brotherly unison (…) walking as one single block, without the least mawkishness.’ The work was originally installed in the Cour Napoleon and moved in 1984 to the Terrasse along the water.”
(The Sons of Cain, Paul Landowski)

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