Thursday, 21 December 2006

Ex Libris Victor FOUCHER (1802-1866)

The son of Pierre Foucher (1772-1845), Victor Foucher became a high magistrate and attorney-general at Rennes. During his youth he was a friend of Vitor Hugo who lived next door. He received the grand officer of the Légion d'honneur.
His sister Adèle Foucher (1803 ­ 1868) married the celebrated writer Victor Hugo despite family opposition apparently due to political reasons.

Arms: d'or à la bande de sable dentée à la partie supérieure.
C1, 75 x 58 mms.
Bibliog.:G. MEYER-NOIREL, Répertoire général des ex-libris français..., N° F 55.


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