The expected schedule

May 2021Publication of the creation of the endowment fund in the Official Journal of the French Republic
May-June 2021Opening the appeal to donations in order to gather necessary funds (about 425.000 euros); creation of the website presenting the project and the information for potential donors
June 2021Official passing of command to the artist so that he might choose the necessary stones in the travertine and marble quarry in Carrara, in the region of Sienna and Rome; begin extracting materials
June 2022Transport the different parts of the sculpture, already shaped and assembled at the artist’s studio situated in Siena, Italy, to the commune of La Roque d’Anthéron
Summer 2022Assembling of the work onsite in the Parc des Adrechs
October-November 2022Inauguration of the statue
Maquette de la Roque d’Anthéron, 2017 © Jean-Paul Philippe
Courtesy Galerie Jeanne Bucher Jaeger, Paris