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France
Sigolsheim
Haut-Rhin

Alsace

Place de l'Église

Le buste sauvé de Jeanne d'Arc

The saved bust of Joan of Arc

Saint Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc), The Maid of Orléans (ca. 1412 - 1431)
national heroine of France, beatified in 1909 and canonized in 1920. She led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War
(Wikipedia)
Gérard Ambroselli
1985

Sigolsheim /  Le buste sauvé de Jeanne d'Arc   Sigolsheim /  Le buste sauvé de Jeanne d'Arc

Description

Column of red sandstone with reliefs on the sides. In an open space is a bust of Jeanne d'Arc, the only part of a statue that survived the second World War. The reliefs are: The coat of arms is flanked by Jeanne d'Arc's dates: 1412 domremy - rouen 1431

Inscription(s)

A JEANNE D'ARC
ce buste relique du monument
sauvé par gilgenkrantz julien
et muckensturm eugène en 1940
a été restitué le 2 fevrier 1985

Signed: GA

Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline

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Location (N 48°8'4" - E 7°18'3")

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