about this artwork
breaking free - the last journey of huguette
that 23 September – a sunny sunday morning – whilst the birds started singing outside of her hospital room huguette eventually broke free from her life’s burden in the presence of her loved ones.
she joined her beloved father fallen in normandy in august 1944 captured, tortured and killed in the woods with several other men of the local french resistance by the french pro vichy special police force.
she had her 85th birthday a year earlier and all of her family and friends showed up to celebrate this outstanding woman. on october 1st,
the same people mourned her and accompanied her on her final journey all day long. huguette was loved, adored actually, by everyone. she will always be in our hearts.
MERCI POUR TOUT, MAMAN – reposez en paix …
her ashes will find a final resting place in a so-called FRIEDWALD not far from our home.
it’s an area ofa variety of trees near the rhine river and on may 1st, 2019 – her birthday – a second ceremony will takeplace there as part of her ashes will rest under a tree. the other part of her ashes will be placed to rest in the l’hôme-chamondot woods in Normandy on August 9th, 2019 at the exact scene of her father’s execution.