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Aguado in Père-Lachaise

Alexandre Aguado de Las Marisma del Guadalquivir (1785–1842). Spanish banker. D45, Avenue Transversale No. 1 at junction with Avenue Saint-Morys.

Two life-size statues of women in classical costume by Joseph-Marius Ramus, one on each side of this tall and imposing monument, representing la Bienfaisance/Benevolence and the les Arts; also, reliefs of two winged cherubs on the front of the tomb. Architect: Auguste-Joseph Pellechet.

undated print, Bibliothèque nationale de France

undated print, Bibliothèque nationale de France

c. 1900

c. 1900

2013 photo by Pierre-Yves Beaudouin

2013 photo by Pierre-Yves Beaudouin