(b. 1790, Genève, d. 1852, Rueil)

Public Education

Palais Bourbon, Paris

The Palais Bourbon, located on the other side of the Seine opposite the Place de la Concorde was transformed into a parliament building. It has been the seat of the National Assembly since 1871 and is still generally known as such. On the north facade, between 1837 and 1839 Pradier carried out a relief showing Public Education.

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