Large_placeholder_br Antoine Wiertz

Sculpture: Antoine Wiertz

Inaugurated 2 October 1881. The broken column symbolises the death of Wiertz, shown in the medallion below. Immortality is placing a crown and a palm on the column while the personification of Ixelles holds an urn, presumably the funeral urn.

Site: Antoine Wiertz (1 memorial)

1050, place Raymond Blyckaerts

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Subjects commemorated


Antoine-Joseph Wiertz

Born Dinant. Whether true or not, Wiertz appears to have been convinced of ...

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Jacques Jacquet

He also worked on the sculptural decoration of the Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelle...

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