Large bronze plaque, with enamelled floral detailing to her garland. Signed on the garland A. Jouanneault.
Albert Constant JOUANNEAULT. French, born June 9th 1888 in Saumur where there is street named after him. Fought in the first world war and was commissioned to design numerous war memorials in the inter war years. During the second world war he became Director of Office for Food and joined the Saumur Resistance movement for who he produced fake ration cards. He was arrested during a raid in September 1943 and deported to Buchenwald where he died in 1944.
Very good condition.
20.5 inches (52cm) high, 23 inches (59cm) wide.