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HD photographs of Louis Bourdaloue statue on Aile Colbert at Musee du Louvre - Page 1032



We were in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris at the Musee du Louvre, when we took these high definition photos showing a statue of Louis Bourdaloue, which was sculpted by Louis Desprez.

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Louis Bourdaloue Statue On Aile Colbert At Musee Du Louvre

This first HD photo shows a stone statue on the Aile Colbert of the former Palais du Louvre, which is one of the series of famous French men that was produced in the 1850s and placed on the second level of this facade in 1857, and when you are standing in the courtyard called the Cour Napoleon, you will see that this is the fourth statue from the right hand side.

Louis Bourdaloue Statue By Sculptor Louis Desprez

So this close up photograph shows the detailing that went into sculpting this statue, which was by Louis Desprez who was born in Paris in 1799 and studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts under Francois Joseph Bosio, winning the Prix de Rome in 1826.

Upon his return to Paris from furthering his studies at the Villa Medici in Rome, Louis Desprez received numerous public commissions, especially for portrait statues and busts along with religious figures, which is what he became most recognised for, and works can be seen at different tourist attractions around Paris including at the Eglise Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois, Jardin du Luxembourg and the Jardin des Champs Elysees, along with two for The Louvre.

Louis Bourdaloue Inscription On Statue Base

So here you can see the base of the statue with the name inscribed on it, and even though he is referred to as Louis Bourdaloue, his name can also be spelt Bourdalou, and born in 1632, he became a French Jesuit and preacher, plus a professor of philosophy and theology at several colleges before being summoned to the court of Versailles.

Now one of the rules was not to have the same preacher at the court more than three times, yet incredibly after preaching during Advent and Lent, Louis Bourdaloue was summoned to Versailles again to deliver the Lenton sermons an additional four times, and the Advent sermons an additional 3 times, and both Catholics and Protestants were in praise of this preacher who could relate to people from all walks of life.




Other famous French people on the louvre


Statues on Aile en retour Turgot
  -  La FontaineLa Fontaine
  -  Blaise Pascal
  -  Francois Mezeray
  -  Moliere
  -  Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux
  -  Francois Fenelon
  -  La Rochefoucauld
  -  Pierre Corneille

Statues on Aile Turgot
  -  Gregoire de Tours
  -  Francois Rabelais
  -  Francois de Malherbe
  -  Pierre Abailard
  -  Jean-Baptiste Colbert
  -  Cardinal Mazarin
  -  Comte de Buffon
  -  Jean Froissart
  -  Jean Jacques Rousseau
  -  Montesquieu

Statues on Aile Colbert
  -  Mathieu Mole
  -  Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot
  -  Saint Bernard
  -  Jean de La Bruyere
  -  Suger
  -  Francois Auguste de Thou
  -  Jean Racine
  -  Voltaire
  -  Jacques-Benigne Bossuet

Statues on Rotonde de Beauvais
  -  Condorcet
  -  Denis Papin
  -  Duc de Sully
  -  Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban
  -  Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier
  -  Lalande

Statues on Aile Henri IV
  -  Marquis de Louvois
  -  Saint Simon
  -  Jean de Joinville
  -  Esprit Flechier
  -  Philippe de Commine
  -  Jacques Amyot
  -  Pierre Mignard
  -  Jean-Baptiste Massillon

Statues on Pavillon Sully
  -  Jacques I Androuet Ducerceau
  -  Jean Goujon

Statues on Aile Henri II
  -  Claude Lorrain
  -  Andre Gretry
  -  Jean-Francois Regnard
  -  Jacques Coeur
  -  Enguerrand de Marigny
  -  Andre Marie Chenier
  -  Jean-Balthazar Keller
  -  Antoine Coysevox

Statues on Rotonde d'Apollon
  -  Jean Cousin
  -  Le Notre
  -  Clodion
  -  Germain Pilon
  -  Ange-Jacques Gabriel
  -  Jean Lepautre

Statues on Aile Daru
  -  Michel de l'Hopital
  -  Jacques Lemercier
  -  Rene Descartes
  -  A Pare
  -  Cardinal Richelieu
  -  Michel Montaigne
  -  Jean-Antoine Houdon
  -  Etienne Duperac
  -  Jean de Brosse
  -  Cassini

Statues on Aile Mollien
  -  Henri d'Aguesseau
  -  Jules Hardouin Mansart
  -  Nicolas Poussin
  -  Gerard Audran
  -  Jacques Sarazin
  -  Nicolas Coustou
  -  Eustache Lesueur
  -  Charles Perrault
  -  Philippe de Champagne
  -  Pierre Puget

Statues on Aile en retour Mollien
  -  Pierre Lescot
  -  Jean Bullant
  -  Charles le Brun
  -  Pierre Chambiche
  -  Liberal Bruant
  -  P H Delorme
  -  Hyacinthe Rigaud
  -  Bernard Palissy

Related information

  -  Photos of Musee du Louvre
  -  Musee du Louvre
  -  Start of the Louvre museum

Tourist attractions close by

  -  Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel
  -  Photos of Tuileries Garden
  -  Pont des Arts
  -  Joan of Arc statue
  -  Place de la Concorde
  -  Photos Pont Neuf
  -  Photos Square du Vert Galant
  -  Photos of Institut de France


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