This sculpture is a stele with text flanked by two allegorical figures, the left representing 'the anxious Fatherland, confident in the dedication of its children (la Patrie anxieuse, mais confiante dans le dévouement de ses enfants; 'Helvetia; with the Swiss coat of arms), and the right 'the mourning of Lausanne (le deuil des Lausannois). It was unveiled on 30th October 1921 at the Place Saint-François. It was created by Casimir Reymond who studied painting at the School of Fine Arts of Geneva (1910-1913) and then turned to sculpture. It receives a federal grant of Fine Arts in 1914. It creates a biblical motif relief for the cathedral of Lausanne (1918-1919), participated in several exhibitions in Paris (1921-1925) and realizes the monumental neoclassical caryatids for Marble the lobby of the Federal Court (1925-1927). He creates impressive busts of artists of his time, like Felix Vallotton (1923) and Charles -Ferdinand Ramuz (1927).
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