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France
Reims
Marne

Champagne-Ardenne

Place du Cardinal Luçon
(Square Jeanne d'Arc)

Jeanne d'Arc

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)
Paul Dubois
1896

Reims /  Jeanne d'Arc   Reims /  Jeanne d'Arc

Description

Bronze equestrian statue.

Inscription(s)

No inscriptions. Formerly, the statue was on a pedestal with the following inscriptions (after Mugnier):

a jeanne d'arc / reims / la France / souscription nationale ouverte par l'academie de Reims 1886-1896

sculptee en 1889 et fondue a cire perdue d'un seul jet par bingen 1896

sacre de charles vii en presence de jeanne d'arc / 17 juillet 1429

Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 49°15'13" E 4°1'56"

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