Public Art

Pierre Laclede

By George Julian Zolnay
Category: Statue


Pierre Laclede is a memorial depicting the frenchman posed in a classical style with one hand resting on the handle of his sheathed sword. A description on the pedestal reads, “Pierre de Laclede Liguest, born Bedous France, 1724, died on the bank of the Mississippi River, 1778.”

Dimensions: 18′ x 10′ x 10′
Year Completed: 1912
Material: Bronze with granite pedestal
Owner: City of St. Louis

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