|       Home       |       Paris Tourist Attractions       |       Paris Museums       |       Paris Entertainment       |       Paris Restaurants       |       Paris Images       |
Related Information

Paris Tourist Map
Additional Information

Paris Landmarks
Paris Monuments
Paris Statues
Paris Churches
Paris Bridges
Paris Squares
Paris Gardens
Paris Tours
Paris Fountains
Paris Transport Systems
Paris History
Video Library
Holiday Travel Guides

Taking a holiday in Paris
Emergency Number 112
EHIC Health Insurance Card
Travel Documents
Driving in France
Police in Paris
French food delicacies
About Us

Linking to us
Contact us
Google Plus image divider Facebook image divider Twitter image divider Wordpress image divider Flickr

Blogger image divider Pinterest image divider Tumblr image divider Deviantart image divider Linkedin
French National Holidays In France

HD photos of 2nd window RHS dog sculptures on Aile de Marsan at Musee du Louvre - Page 1190



While we were at the Musee du Louvre in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris, we took these high definition photos showing a statue called Groupe d'Animaux located on the Aile de Marsan, which was sculpted by Emmanuel Fremiet.

[ Map of Paris Statues ]

<<  Previous  1184  1185  1186  1187  1188  1189  1190


2nd window right hand side dog sculptures on Aile de Marsan

It was during the major restoration works undertaken at the former Palais du Louvre in the 1800s that numerous decorations were added to the facades and many famous sculptors were commissioned to produce different statues and sculptures, such as this one called a Groupe d'Animaux, which in English translates to Group of Animals.

Second window RHS dog sculptures by artist Emmanuel Fremiet

So this next HD photo shows a close up of the Group of Animals statue with two dogs on collars and chains positioned either side of a globe with stars on it and a star on top, which was produced by Emmanuel Fremiet, who was born in 1824 and studied under people such as Francois rude to become a French sculptor.

Emmanuel Fremiet started off producing small items in materials such as bronze, mainly specialising in animal sculpture, especially those of domestic animals such as dogs and horses, which progressed into larger works over time, with some of his most famous pieces being those of the equestrian statue of Louis d'Orleans at the Chateau de Pierrefonds and the gilded equestrian statue of Joan of Arc at the Place des Pyramides in Paris close to The Louvre.

Aile de Marsan second window right hand side dog sculptures

However, this photograph shows the position of the Groupe d'Animaux statue positioned above a bas relief on the third level of the Aile de Marsan, and when you are standing in the courtyard of the Louvre Museum called the Cour du Carrousel, you can see this below the second pediment to the right hand side of the window on this wing, which is almost identical to one of the statues by Emmnuel Fremiet on the Aile de Flore facade.




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


If you would like to use any of these photos for non commercial use we only ask that you please do include recognition to ourselves "eutouring.com", but if you are not sure with regards to usage, please contact us.






Copyright © www.eutouring.com All Rights Reserved