Le Declin

Le Declin

Sculpted by Clément Leopold Steiner, and once located in what was called Square Père-Lachaise, now Square Samuel de Champlain, overlooking Avenue Gambetta, this touching, and somewhat melancholic statue was removed many years ago. 

Adam Roberts of the Invisible Paris blog has tracked down the story behind the statue and what became of it.

Located not far from where Paul Moreau-Vauthier's Memorial to the Victims of Revolution now stands.

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