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France
Montebourg
Manche

Basse-Normandie

Rue Général Leclerc / Avenue de Verdun

Jeanne d'Arc équestre

Equestrian Statue 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)
Mathurin Moreau & Pierre Le Nordez
Val d`Osne (Paris)
1899

Montebourg /  Jeanne d'Arc équestre   Montebourg /  Jeanne d'Arc équestre

Description

Equestrian statue of Joan of Arc.

Signature

fonderies d'art | du val d'osne | 58 voltaire paris

Annotation

The statue was commissioned by Albert Le Nordez, Bishop of Verdun from his uncle, the horse sculptor Pierre Le Nordez, and presented to his birth place Montebourg. The figure of Jeanne d'Arc is sculpted by Moreau.

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Location (N 49°29'19" - W 1°23'7")

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