Statues - Hither & Thither

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

Lorraine

Place 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
1896

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)

A

JEANNE D'ARC

1412 - 1431

Cette statue,
primitivement érigée
sur
la Place de la République
en 1896
m. Bonardel etant Maire
est due a l'initiative
de m. Emile Badel
chroniqueur lorrain,
enfant de st Nicolas
DON DE Mr MACKAY Statue
offerte a la ville
de st Nicolas de Port,
en souvenir
de la visite de Jeanne d'Arc
en 1429,
a l'eglise de st Nicolas

Signed:

Union artistique
de Vaucouleurs (Meuse)

Annotation

In 1896 Émile Badel wrote an article 'La Statue de Jeanne d'Arc à Saint-Nicolas'.

Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 48°37'47" E 6°18'29"

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