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HD photographs of Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier statue on Rotonde de Beauvais at Musee du Louvre - Page 290



Again while within the Cour Napoleon courtyard of the Musee du Louvre, we took these high definition photos of a statue dedicated to Antoine Lavoisier, sculpted by Jacques-Leonard Maillet, and this can be found on the first level of the Rotonde de Beauvais facade, second in from the right hand side of this wing in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris.

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Antoine Lavoisier Statue On Rotonde De Beauvais

In this first HD photo you can see the statue of Lavoisier, which was produced by Jacques-Leonard Maillet, who was born in 1823 and he became a French sculptor with most of his themes being neoclassical or of biblical inspiration, and he received public commissions for decorative architectural sculpture in Paris, plus he won the Prix de Rome in 1847.

Antoine Lavoisier Statue By Jacques-Leonard Maillet

Now this image shows the statue of Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier, also known as just Antoine Lavoisier, and born in August 1743, he was the son of a wealthy Parisian lawyer, and took a law degree himself, yet his main passion was science, so becoming a chemist, Lavoisier is recognised for naming oxygen and hydrogen, helping construct the metric system and writing the first extensive list of elements.

Name Inscription On Antoine Lavoisier Statue

Yet to fund his laboratory, Antoine Lavoisier invested in a share of the Ferme Generale, a tax farming financial company, which was lucrative yet despised, and this was stopped during the French Revolution, and unfortunately, because of this, Lavoisier had to leave his post at the Gunpowder Commission, his laboratory and home, yet was still convicted of different crimes relating to taxes, etc, and was guillotined in May 1794, but his contribution to chemistry is still remembered today.




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
  -  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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