Year of creation:1902
- Rider(s):Guesclin, Bertrand du
(1320-1380) known as the Eagle of Brittany was one of the most successful French generals of the Hundred Years’ War. He was well known for his strategy of wearing down his opponents by harassing them through skirmishes to cause attrition, disrupting supply and thus affecting morale, the so called Fabian strategy. Nevertheless he also took part in six pitched battles and won the four in which he held command.
- Sculptor(s):Frémiet, Emmanuel
(1824–1910) was born in Paris into a family with close ties to the art world. He received his formal training in art at the age of five at a private school in Paris and was accepted at the prestigious Ecole des art decoratifs at the age of thirteen. He devoted himself right from the start to being a sculptor of animals; an animalier. He is famous for his equestrian statue of Jeanne d’Arc in Paris.
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