Again, Christ will represent the sufferer.
This time Maxime del Sarte, who styles himself descendant of great Andrea del Sarto, has fashioned Him from clay in the mold of a cross-bearer. Supporting Him trudge poilus, laborers, lame, halt, blind.
The sculptor hears Parisian officials arguing as to whether He would appear to better advantage on the sunny and sinful slopes of Montmartre or below near the Pantheon, where France's illustrious dead sleep.
Del Sarte is a rabid royalist and whenever the Royalists engage the police of the Third Republic, he may be seen in...