André Taeckens - Vissersmonument
About the statue:
Every year on the last Sunday of Carnival, after Mass in the Sint-Antoniuskerk, an impressive floral tribute is organized at the Vissersmonument (Fisherman's monument).
Purchased in 1964.
About the Artist:
Sculptor, designer of medals. Educated at the Academies of Bruges and Ghent. Taeckens gives preference to figures, torsos, busts, portraits. He mostly works with bronze, marble and stone.
He was a teacher at the Academy of Roeselare from 1942 until 1946.