Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Saint-Nicolas-de-Port
Meurthe-et-Moselle

Lorraine

Rue des Bénédictins
(Tour 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)
Ernest Toussaint
Union artistique de Vaucouleurs
1903

Saint-Nicolas-de-Port /  Jeanne d'Arc   Saint-Nicolas-de-Port /  Jeanne d'Arc

Description

Statue of Jeanne d'Arc as a virgin warrior in armour, standing with her right hand on her heart and with her left hand she holds a standard next to her heart. Her helmet is on the floor next to her right foot.
This is model no. 87 of the Vaucouleurs factory: 'Jeanne d'Arc au sacre tenant son étendard' (Joan of Arc at the coronation holding her standard).

Inscription(s)

On the tower:
A JEANNE D'ARC

 

 :

1903

Information Sign

Tour Jeanne d'Arc, surmontée d'une statue de la
guerrière, a été édifiée en 1903 par le photographe
Noroy.

Annotation

The statue is placed on top of the 'Tour St. Jeanne d'Arc', built in 1903 by the photographer Noroy.

Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 48°37'53" - E 6°18'9")

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