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the memory of stones

"The Funeral Genius"

Funeral genius by Bartholdi

He is the father of Georges, died in 17 years, for whom Frederic-Auguste BARTHOLDI created "Funeral Genius" in 1866.

This work was initially placed in the cemetery Montmartre of Paris on the grave of young Georges NEFFTZER.

The heirs of Auguste NEFFTZER made gift of it for the Secondary school BARTHOLDI or the father of the deceased was itself student.