Said to be inspired by the death of his wife (1895), this incredible group of sculptures was created by Paul-Albert Bartholome (1848–1928), who is buried just a few meters away (see below), also in division 4. He also created the monument to Rousseau in the Panthéon as well as the monuments to Dubufe in division 10 and Meilhac and Pam, both in Montmartre Cemetery (division 21 and 3 respectively).
Designed and executed by Albert Bartholome, who rests peacefully just a few meters away, this is certainly one of the most striking works of art found in the cemetery. Standing at the end of the avenue that opens onto the main entrance you simply cannot miss this incredible bit of stone. I can never see this enough.