Memorial

Large_placeholder_br Rouppe at place Rouppe

Fountain/Statue: Rouppe at place Rouppe

Poelaert designed the vase/plinth while Fraikin was commissioned for the female figure representing the City of Brussels, capped with a model of the Cathedral of Saint Michel-et-Gudule. We were very puzzled by the presence of this fountain since, according to the very authoritative book, "The Monuments and Statues of Brussels" (Pandora), it was demolished by the authorities in 1905. But there it was, in 2001, so we went back with our camera, and it had gone, for renovation. So, 97 years late, but the book was right. But now, summer 2002, it's returning, bit by bit. So far only the vase/plinth, but we await the lady with interest.

Site: Rouppe at place Rouppe (1 memorial)

1000, place Rouppe, centre

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Subjects commemorated

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Nicolas Jean Rouppe

Mayor of Brussels in 1800, Burgomaster of Brussels in October 1830, member of...

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Created by

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Joseph Poelaert

Born Brussels. Chief Architect of the City of Brussels. Major works: Palais...

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