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Bust: Marnix Gijsen

Marnix Gijsen, Baron Goris Jan Albert, 1899 - 1984

Original inscription:

MARNIX
GIJSEN

BARON
GORIS
JAN ALBERT

1899 - 1984

The bust seems larger that your average bust. Firstly: it extends downwards to include the crossed arms and secondly, it seems almost too big for its plinth. Perhaps it is this which gives one the feeling that he might reaches out and grabs you as you look at him.

Site: Marnix Gijsen (1 memorial)

1050, square de Meeûs

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Marnix Gijsen

Born: Antwerp. Gijsen was the pseudonym used by Baron Jan Albert Goris (or J...

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