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Monument aux Morts 1914-18 - Jeanne d'Arc

War Memorial 1914-18 - 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)
Pierre Le Nordez & Mathurin Moreau
Val d`Osne (Paris)
1899/1921

Gandrange /  Monument aux Morts 1914-18 - Jeanne d'Arc   Gandrange /  Monument aux Morts 1914-18 - Jeanne d'Arc

Description

Equestrian statue, named La Bourgogne à Jeanne d'Arc (From Burgundy to Joan of Arc). Jeanne d'Arc, in armour with the standard in her right hand, on a rearing horse.

Inscription(s)

GANDRANGE

en
pieux
homage

a eux
l'immortalité

BOUSSANGE

a des
morts
glorieux

a nous
le souvenir

a eux l'immortalite
a nous le souvenir


L. Jost Maire
A LAbbe G Dubois
Cure de Grandange
12 juin 1921

Signed: (unreadable)
valdosne / fondeur paris

A tablet with the names of the fallen in the Second World War was added later.

Annotation

The first version of this statue was erected at Montebourg in 1899, it was commissioned by Albert Le Nordez, Bishop of Verdun from his uncle, the horse sculptor Pierre Le Nordez, and presented to his birth place Montebourg. The figure of Jeanne d'Arc is sculpted by Moreau.

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Location (N 49°16'6" - E 6°7'31")

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