Then and Now: Gareau in division 10 of Père-Lachaise Cemetery

Pierre Gareau (1766–1815). French merchant. Gareau’s was the first statue erected in Père-Lachaise and is one of the few of the earliest monuments still standing in the cemetery. La Douleur is quite possibly a representation of his widow. Sculptor: François-Dominique Milhomme (1). In 1832:

In 1840: