Emile Nelligan

Bronze - 2.8m, Saint-Petersburg, 2003

On May 30th, 2003, on behalf of the government of Canada, for the 300 years anniversary of Saint-Petersburg he inaugurated the bust of the poet Emile Nelligan At the opening were present, the Prime minister of Canada, the Honourable Jean Chrétien, and the governor of Saint Petersburg, V.Jakovlev, as well as representatives of the ministry of culture.

One inspiring fact is that there is only on photograph of the poet. The French Canadian people recognise the extraordinary work by the sculptor who captured the true face of the poet who symbolises deep rooted french culture.