Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Mehun-sur-Yèvre
Cher

Centre

Place du General Leclerc

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)
R. Bonnefoy & M. Vion
1901/1982

Mehun-sur-Yèvre /  Jeanne d'Arc   Mehun-sur-Yèvre /  Jeanne d'Arc

Description

Stone statue.

Inscription(s)

svr l'initiative
dv doctevr MERAVT
maire conseiller general
et avec le concovrs
de nombrevx sovscriptevrs
dv BERRY
la ville de MEHVN
dans la premiere annee
dv XXeme siecle
a erige ce monvment
en l'honnevr de
jeanne d'ARC
qvi dans le covrs dv XVeme
y recvt ses lettres de noblesse
dv roi CHARLES VII

1429-1901

partria memor

cette statve a ete enlevee en 1944
le 15 mai 1982
en presence
de M. GILLARD PREFET
et de la popvlation
cette novvelle statve
de jeanne d'ARC
a ete erigee a l'initiative
de JEAN MANGEAV
Maire de MEHVN
Vice President dv Conseil General dv Cher
domremy
orleans
jargeav
beavgency
patay
reims
compiegne
roven
bovrges
mehvn
st. pierre-le-movstier
montfavcon - villeqviers
selles-en-berry
les marches de berry

Signed: R. Bonnefoy / m. vion

Annotation

The bronze statue of 1901 was destroyed in 1944, a stone copy was placed in 1982.

Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 47°8'36" - E 2°12'58")

eXTReMe Tracker
Item Code: frce052; Photograph: 9 September 2011
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
If you want to use photos, please contact us via the contact form (in Dutch, English or German).
© Website and photos: René & Peter van der Krogt