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HD photographs of Saint Simon statue on Aile Henri IV at Musee du Louvre - Page 1116



While we were at the Musee du Louvre in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris, we took these high definition photos showing a statue of Saint Simon, which was sculpted by Pierre Hebert.

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Saint Simon Statue On Aile Henri IV At Musee Du Louvre

This first HD photo shows a statue of Saint Simon, which is located on the balustrade of the first level on the Aile Henri IV, and when you are looking at this facade of the former Palais du Louvre from the courtyard called the Cour Napoleon, you will see this positioned second from the left hand side.

Saint Simon Statue By French Sculptor Pierre Hebert

Here you can see a close up photograph showing the detailing that went into producing this stone statue, which was by Pierre Hebert, known as Pierre Hebert the Elder, who was born in 1804 and initially became a mason's assistant, starting to repair busts and different sculptures, before entering the Ecole des Beaux Arts and starting to present his own works at the Salons for French artists.

Pierre Hebert went on to receive commissions for several portrait statues and monuments that can be found in Paris at tourist attractions such as the Eglise Saint-Etienne-du-Mont and within the courtyard of the Faculty of Medicine, along with three for The Louvre including this one.

Saint Simon Inscription On Statue Base At Musee Du Louvre

Now this photograph shows the name of Saint Simon inscribed on the base of the stone statue, but unfortunately, we have been unable to figure out what Saint Simon this relates to, as some places state that it is Claude Charles de Rouvroy de Saint Simon born in 1695 and died in 1760, yet he was a bishop and the clothes do not seem to match.

Other places we have found state that this depicts Claude de Rouvroy, Duc de Saint-Simon who was a French soldier and courtier who was born in 1607 and died in 1693, however, you also have Louis de Rouvroy, Duc de Saint-Simon, born in 1675 and died 1755 who was a Peer of France, memorialist and a courtier.

But on top of that you also have with Claude Henri de Rouvroy, Comte de Saint-Simon who was a French economic and political theorist, plus a businessman who was born in 1760 and died in 1825, and in the above three different names, the clothes do seem to make more sense, so if you have any facts on this statue, then please do let us know and we can update the article.




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
  -  Louis Bourdaloue
  -  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
  -  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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