à 1934 |Once
the monument is erected in Quito, René Letourneur goes
back to working on commissions from architects such as Horn, Hourlier,
Laborie, Leconte, and Maistrasse, etc.
de Jean Hourlier 1928René
et Anne en 1936
Low-relief "Le Tabac" (the Tobacconist), on the corner
of Quai d'Orsay and Rue Nicot in Paris, architect: Leconte and
two major low-reliefs and three stone masks, direct carving, for
the façade of the théâtre de Suresnes (now
the théâtre Jean Vilar), architect: Maistrasse.
on the Paris International Exhibition.
for the Place de la Concorde to mark the official visit of the
British sovereigns, architect: Eugène Beaudoin.
for a monument to Jean Jaurès for the Salles des Etats
in Albi (Tarn), architect: Laborie.
Called up to serve as captain in the French army.
an active member of the French resistance.
regularly at the Salon des Arts Décoratifs, les Jardins
des Tuileries, and the Salon d'Automne through to 1963. Writes
for the Panorama review before becoming editor.
Letourneur publishes "la sculpture française contemporaine"
(French contemporary sculpture), les documents d'art, Monaco,
Secretary General of the Syndicat National des Sculpteurs Statuaires
Professionnels Créateurs founded by the sculptor Risal.
He works tirelessly for the organisation in order to obtain application
of the recently passed "1% law" (requiring 1% of expenditure
on renovation, extension or construction of public buildings to
be set aside for a specially created work of art) and defend social
security coverage for artists.
this year through to 1971, René Letourneur works regularly
for the "1% law" and Public Works. He produces drawings,
stone and marble figures, and polychrome engraved stone pieces
for his own pleasure.
of Notre Dame de Victoire on the façade of the Saint-Louis
church in Lorient. Rebuilt and renamed Notre Dame de Victoire.