Douglas Haig Monument

Montreuil-sur-mer 1931

I want to make an equestrian statue without evoking the past. A contemporary officer on a war horse from our current era,” (Journal, 1929). This inclination for modernity shows how Landowski constantly sought to break with archaic depictions. This bronze monument was melted by the Germans. A new cast was made in 1950 (Rudier) from the original conserved by the artist.