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HD photographs of Saint Andre statue inside Eglise Saint-Roch - Page 1079



We were within the Eglise Saint-Roch in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris, when we took these high definition photos showing a statue of Saint Andre, which was sculpted by Jean-Jacques Pradier, known as James Pradier.

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Saint Andre Statue By Jean-Jacques Pradier At Eglise Saint-Roch

This first HD photo shows a statue of Saint Andre, which in English is Saint Andrew, who is also known as Saint Andre the Apostle, yet this statue also has a full name of Le Martyre de Saint Andre and produced in 1823, this was designed to celebrate the martyrdom of Saint Andrew and specifically commissioned for the Eglise Saint-Roch.

Saint Andre Statue In Chapelle Saint-Denis At Eglise Saint-Roch

At the base of the statue you can see a plaque and the first line of this state's St Andre par Pradier, which refers to the fact this was sculpted by Jean-Jacques Pradier, known as James Pradier, who was born in Geneva in 1790, yet went to Paris where he initially worked with his elder brother before entering the Ecole des Beaux Arts.

James Pradier wone the Prix de Rome, which meant he could further his studies at the Villa Medici, and upon his return received numerous commissions, many of which can be seen on tourist attractions around Paris such as the Palais du Luxembourg, Arc de Triomphe, Cirque d'Hiver and two of the statues for the Place de la Concorde.

Chapelle Saint-Denis With Saint Andre Statue

A prolific and well respected French sculptor, James Pradier was also a member of the Academie des Beaux Arts and a professor at the School of Fine Arts where he first studied, and he worked on statues for several churches, yet many works are now found within museums all over France including within the famous Musee du Louvre.

Yet getting back to this statue called Le Martyre de Saint Andre, you will find this located in the transept section of the Eglise Saint-Roch on the left hand side as you have entered the church from the Rue Saint-Honore, which is located within a chapel called the Chapelle Saint-Denis, which as you can see from this photograph, has a central focus of an impressive painting adorning the alcove.




Other Eglise Saint-Roch statues and sculptures


  -  Les Peres de l’Eglise statue
  -  Sainte Clotilde statue
  -  Saint Roch statue
  -  Saint Honore statue
  -  La Fontaine Baptismale
  -  Baptism of Jesus statue
  -  Mme la Live de Jully medallion
  -  Pierre Mignard monument
  -  Saint Rita of Cascia statue
  -  La Pieta statue
  -  Sainte Barbe statue
  -  Monument de l'Abbe de l'Epee
  -  Saint Jerome statue
  -  historical bishop statue
  -  Gilded Gloire Divine sculpture
  -  Jesus au jardin des oliviers statue
  -  Andre Le Notre statue
  -  Pulpit sculptures
  -  Saint Michael statue
  -  Jesus trahi par Judas sculpture
  -  Saint Joseph statue
  -  Saint Expedit statue
  -  Virgin Mary, Saint Joseph and Baby Jesus statues
  -  Monument du Henri de Lorraine
  -  Charles, Duc de Crequy Monument
  -  Jesus devant Caiphe sculpture
  -  Sainte Jeanne d'Arc statue
  -  Jesus Accable d'Outrages sculpture
  -  Francois de Crequy bust
  -  Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis monument
  -  Music Lectern and eagle statue
  -  Sainte Genevieve statue
  -  Saint Jean Vianney Cure d'Ars statue
  -  Saint Francis de Sales statue
  -  Jesus Couronne d'Epines sculpture
  -  Saint kneeling statue
  -  Saint Gregoire le Grand statue
  -  Jesus Presente au Peuple sculpture
  -  Sainte Anne statue
  -  Jesus Condamne a Mort sculpture
  -  Saint Anthony of Padua statue
  -  Jesus Portant sa Croix sculpture
  -  Claude Francois Bidal sculpture
  -  Cardinal Guillaume Dubois monument
  -  Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque statue
  -  Fathers of the Church statue
  -  Wall of the Deportation
  -  Crucifixion of Jesus statue

Tourist attractions close by

  -  Joan of Arc statue
  -  Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel
  -  Tuileries Gardens
  -  Musee du Louvre
  -  Place des Victoires
  -  Colonne Vendome
  -  Place de la Concorde


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