Place de l'Étape
Jeanne d'Arc en prière
Joan of Arc Praying
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
Princesse Marie d' Orléans
Soyer & Inge
par la princesse marie d'orléans
donnée par le roi son père
à la ville d'orléans
Signed: soyer et ingé / fondeurs paris
Inside the Hôtel Groslot is a chimney with three reliefs showing scenes from Jeanne d'Arc's life (domremi - orleans - reims) and a stained glass window with among others a portrait la pvcelle.
Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline
- 1412 - Approx date of birth
- 1425 - Visions of Saint Michael, Saint Catherine, and Saint Margaret, who told her to drive out the English and bring the Dauphin to Rheims for his coronation
- 1428, May - Went to Vaucouleurs to ask garrison commander, Count Robert de Baudricourt, to send her to the royal French court at Chinon, but is sent away.
- 1429, February - Baudricourt allows Jeanne to join the Dauphin at Chinon.
- 1429, May 8 - Lifting of the siege of Orleans
- 1429, July 17 - Coronation of Charles VII in Reims
- 1430, May 23 - Captured at Compiègne
- 1431, May 30 - Executed at Rouen
- 1871 - After the defeat of 1871, in many French towns and villages statues of Jeanne d'Arc are erected.
- Princesse Marie d'Orléans (Palermo 1813 - Pisa 1839),
second daugher of king Louis-Philippe (Wikipedia). As an accomplished sculptor she sculpted in 1838 a statue of Jeanne d'Arc, combining in her representation of the patriottic saint the virtues of heroism and piety. Numerous copies and imitations are made.
Sources & Information
- Bernard Mugnier, La statuaire johannique du XVIe au XXe siècle (Vesoul: l'auteur, 2008), p. 305-306.
Locatie (N 47°54'9" - E 1°54'29")
Item Code: frce070; Photograph: 10 September 2011
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