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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)
Charles Pêtre
E. Vittoz (Paris)
1859

Neufchâteau /  Jeanne d'Arc   Neufchâteau /  Jeanne d'Arc

Description

Bronze statue of Jeanne d'Arc in armour with the standard in her right hand and her left hand pointing to the royal crown, which is lying on a pedestal.

The bronze relief on the front of the pedestal shows Jeanne d'Arc getting her vision 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.

Inscription(s)

monument élevé à la mémoire de
JEANNE D'ARC
par la ville et l'arrondissement de Neufchâteau
en l'année 1859
et la 6e du rêgne de S.M. l'empereur NAPOLÉON III

ont concouru à cette oeuvre:
SA MAJESTÉ NAPOLÉON III.
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Signed (statue): ch pêtre 1857
e. vittoz bronzier paris

(relief): Ch Pêtre - Fonderie ECK et durand
(plaque): Fonderie de J. Goussel J. / à Metz
(pedestal): colin a epinal

Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline

Old Postcard(s)

 
Click on the thumbnail for an enlargement.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: France
  • Catherine of Alexandria, St.
  • Joan of Arc, St.
  • Margaret the Virgin, St.
  • Michael, St.
  • Pêtre, Charles
  • Statue (woman)
  • Vittoz (Paris), E.
  • Location (N 48°21'17" - E 5°41'47")

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