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Ferdinand duc d'Orléans

Ferdinand Duke of Orléans

Palermo 1810 - Neuilly-sur-Seine 1842
Prince Royal of France
(Wikipedia)
Carlo Marochetti
Fonderie de Eck et Durand
1845

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Description

Equestrian statue. On the pedestal two reliefs:

Inscription(s)

Ferdinand duc d'Orleans
palerme 1810
neuilly 1842

Signed (both reliefs): Fonderie de Eck et Durand 1845

Annotation

In 1845 the equestrian statue was place in the Cour Carrée of the Louvre in Paris. An identical statue was placed in Alger. After the Revolution of 1848 the Paris statue was placed in Versailles on the cour of the Petite Orangerie. In 1971 it was placed in Eu near the castle. The Alger statue is at present in Neuilly-sur-Seine.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 50°2'55" E 1°25'3"

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