Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850)

Honoré de Balzac (1799-1850)

division 48 - French novelist. Bust.

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

Chemin Delavigne, line 1.

Maxime Boucheron

Maxime Boucheron

division 48 - Bust.

Sculptor: unknown.

Delphine de Cambacérès (d. 1868)

Delphine de Cambacérès (d. 1868)

division 48 - Bust (1869) of Delphine. She was reportedly the illegitimate daughter of Charles de Morny who is buried directly across from Delphine. in division 54. Curious, no?

Sculptor: Amédée Jouandot.

Chemin du Tertre.

Charlotte-Émilie Diaz-Santos (1811-1827)

Charlotte-Émilie Diaz-Santos (1811-1827)

division 48 - Relief (1832) of an angel carrying Charlotte up to heaven.

Sculptor: Pierre-Alphonse Fessard (56).

Avenue des Thuyas and Chemin Delavigne, line 1.

Princess Zenaïde Dolgorouky, vicomtesse de Chatiloff (1817-1883

Princess Zenaïde Dolgorouky, vicomtesse de Chatiloff (1817-1883

division 48 - Charming statues of two women, one with a crown, sharing a tender moment together. Are they mother-daughter, sisters, friends? Recently restored and now behind plexiglass.

Sculptor: reportedly Daniel Campagne.

Just off of Chemin Delavigne, behind Balzac, near the rond-point des Travailleurs municipaux.

Donckele-Guibout

Donckele-Guibout

division 48 - Statue of a shrouded woman in agony or ecstasy.

Sculptor: unknown.

Chemin du Tertre, line 1.

Jouhanneaud

Jouhanneaud

division 48 - Bust of a woung woman.

Sculptor: unknown

Pierre Lachambeaudie (1806-1872)

Pierre Lachambeaudie (1806-1872)

division 48 - French poet. Bust (1872).

Sculptor: Ferdinand Taluet.

Louise Dumorey madame Salvage de Favarolles (1785-1854)

Louise Dumorey madame Salvage de Favarolles (1785-1854)

division 48 - An interesting variation on the caryatid theme: two sculptures of shrouded women, seated, one on either side of the entrance to the chapel tomb, each resting their head on one hand.

Also,  two reliefs on the sides of the tomb: one idepicts a young woman in prison with a child pressing against her chest while she gazes at a man who has just broken his chains, and the other portrays a young woman ascending heavenward with the help of three angels.

Sculptor: Vital-Gabriel Dubray (his daughter Charlotte Besnard sculpted Georges Rodenbach’s monument in division 15).

Chemin du Tertre and Chemin Delavigne, line 1.

Salvage de Favarolles

Salvage de Favarolles

division 48 - One of two caryatids flanking the door to the crypt.

Sculptor: Vital-Gabriel Dubray (his daughter Charlotte Besnard sculpted Georges Rodenbach’s monument in division 15).

Chemin du Tertre and Chemin Delavigne, line 1.

Salvage de Favarolles

Salvage de Favarolles

division 48 - One of two caryatids flanking the door to the crypt. 

Sculptor: Vital-Gabriel Dubray (his daughter Charlotte Besnard sculpted Georges Rodenbach’s monument in division 15). 

Chemin du Tertre and Chemin Delavigne, line 1.

Frédéric Soulié (1800-1847)

Frédéric Soulié (1800-1847)

division 48 - French novelist. Medallion.

Sculptor: Auguste Clesinger (10).

Emile Souvestre (1806-1854)

Emile Souvestre (1806-1854)

division 48 - French novelist. Bust.

Sculptor: Philippe Grass.

Chemin Casimir Delavigne, line 1.

Théophile Thoré (1807-1869)

Théophile Thoré (1807-1869)

division 48 - French writer, also known as W. Burger. Medallion (1847).

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