Miguel Angel Asturias (1899-1974)

Miguel Angel Asturias (1899-1974)

division 10 - Guatemalan diplomat and writer. Named Guatemala’s ambassador to France in 1966 he was also a writer and winner of the 1967 Nobel Prize for Literature. Very unique Mayan totem.

Sculptor: unknown.

Chemin Méhul.

Joseph Berjaud-Doizi (1761-1823)

Joseph Berjaud-Doizi (1761-1823)

division 10 - Bust.

Sculptor: Jean-Jacques Elshoecht.

Dominique Vivant Denon (1747-1825)

Dominique Vivant Denon (1747-1825)

division 10 - French artist, diplomat and archeologist. Napoleon appointed him the first director of the Louvre Museum. Life-size statue (1826) of Denon seems to have caught him in mid-thought.

Sculptor: Pierre Cartellier (53).

Chemin Denon.

Guillaume Édouard-Marie Dubufe (1803-1909)

Guillaume Édouard-Marie Dubufe (1803-1909)

division 10 - French painter. Relief of a woman grieving beneath the profile of Dubufe on his deathbed.

Sculptor: Paul-Albert Bartholomé (4).

Chemin du Père Éternel.

Louis-Antoine Duport (1783-1853)

Louis-Antoine Duport (1783-1853)

division 10 - French ballet master. Bust (now missing) along with two small statues on either side of the stele: a winged seminude woman and winged male on the other.

Sculptor: Jean-Claude Petit.

Photo by Pierre-Yves Beaudouin.

Fouret-Leroy

Fouret-Leroy

division 10 - Small relief of la Douleur above the entrance to a chapel tomb.

Sculptor: unknown.

Marie Fromont (1753-1821)

Marie Fromont (1753-1821)

division 10 - Relief of Christ at the end of a pyramid-shaped sarcophagus.

Sculptor: unknown.

Chemin du Pere Eternel.

Pierre Gareau (1766-1815)

Pierre Gareau (1766-1815)

division 10 - French merchant. Gareau’s was the first statue erected in Père-Lachaise and is one of the few of the earliest monuments still standing in the cemetery. La Douleur is quite possibly a representation of his widow.

Sculptor: François-Dominique Milhomme (1).

Located inside the division; the grave used to be just to the right of a path going up the hill but the path is now long gone.

Louis-Jérôme Gohier (1746-1830)

Louis-Jérôme Gohier (1746-1830)

division 10 - French statesman and diplomat. Medallion (1830).

Sculptor: Pierre-Jean David d’Angers (39).

Chemin Denon.

Yvan Goll (1891-1950)

Yvan Goll (1891-1950)

division 10 - Medallion portrait of a man and a woman.

Sculptor: Marc Chagall.

Chemin Denon.

Ely Lagary (1950-1975)

Ely Lagary (1950-1975)

division 10 - Medallion presumably of Ely. 

Sculptor: unknown.

Marie-Eleonore Moreau (1765-1824)

Marie-Eleonore Moreau (1765-1824)

division 10 - Relief of a woman’s left profile.

Sculptor: unknown.

Christiane Nitzel (1938-2011)

Christiane Nitzel (1938-2011)

division 10 - Sculptural hodgepodge consisting of what appears to be a painter’s palette, brush, and trowel exploding out of a pair of human upper legs boxed in so-to-speak by wooden slats.

Sculptor: unknown.

Chemin Denon.

Serge Peretti (1905-1997)

Serge Peretti (1905-1997)

division 10 - Italian ballet dancer and teacher. Statue of a dancer in motion.

Sculptor: Damien Hermelin. See Patrice Cottebrune in division 28, also done by Hermelin.

Avenue Latérale du Sud.

Piaget

Piaget

division 10 - Relief above the door to the chapel tomb. Also note the fine photo in stain glass.

Sculptor: unknown.

Antoine-André Ravrio (1759-1814)

Antoine-André Ravrio (1759-1814)

division 10 - French sculptor, poet and vaudevillist. Bust.

Sculptor: Joseph-Antoine Romagnesi. 

Located just off of Chemin Denon.

Mary-Madeleine Salce division 10

Mary-Madeleine Salce division 10

division 10 - Medallion of woman in left oblique profile.

Sculptor: unknown.

Sangeon-Vaufreland

Sangeon-Vaufreland

division 10 - Relief of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary over the door of the chapel.

Sculptor: Pierre-Alphonse Fessard.

Sangeon-Vaufreland

Sangeon-Vaufreland

division 10 - Relief of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary over the door of the chapel.

Sculptor: Pierre-Alphonse Fessard.

Emilie-Sophie Montuelle madame Turpin de Crissé (d. 1816)

Emilie-Sophie Montuelle madame Turpin de Crissé (d. 1816)

division 10 - Relief of a female stork with babies?

Sculptor: unknown.

Photo by Pierre-Yves Beaudouin.

Valerio (1959-1988)

Valerio (1959-1988)

division 10 - French singer. Very distinctive bust at the base of a set of stairs disappearing between two broken columns.

Sculptor: Marais.

Chemin du Pere Eternel.

Valerio (1959-1988)

Valerio (1959-1988)

division 10 - French singer. Very distinctive bust at the base of a set of stairs disappearing between two broken columns.

Sculptor: Marais.

Chemin du Pere Eternel.