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Famous People from Lyon wall painting

Fresque des Lyonnais Célebres ©
This mural (covering 800m²) represents 2000 years of history with 25 historical Lyonnais figures and 6 contemporary. It was created by the Cité de la Création in 1994/1995.
It represents: * The part adjoining St Vincent’s Quay (200m2): - Level 3 : the Emperor Claude. - Level 2: Pierre Puvis de Chavanne & Giovanni Verrazano. - Level 1: Joseph-Marie Jacquard & Philippe de Lassalle. - Level 0 : Bertrand Tavernier * The part adjoining Rue Martinière (600m2): - Level 4 : St-Irénée, Ste-Blandine. - Level 3 : Louise Labé, Maurice Scève, Juliette Récamier, Claude Bourgelat, Pauline Jaricot & Claudine Thévenet. - Level 2 : Général-Major Martin & Jean-Baptiste Say, André-Marie Ampère, Laurent Mourguet & Guignol, le Petit Prince et Antoine de St-Exupéry, - Level 1 : Antoine de Jussieu & Marcel Mérieux & Claude Bernard, Edouard Herriot & Tony Garnier, Auguste and Louis Lumière. - Level 0 : Bernard Pivot, l'abbé Pierre, Bernard Lacombe, Paul Bocuse, Frédéric Dard.

Contact details

angle 49 quai St Vincent et 2 rue de la Martinière 69001 Lyon 1er

Tel. : 04 78 50 32 12

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