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HD photographs of Jules Hardouin Mansart statue by J Perraud on Aile Mollien at Musee du Louvre - Page 304



We were again within the Cour Napoleon of the Musee du Louvre, when we took these high definition photos showing a statue of J H Mansart by Jean Joseph Perraud, which is located on the Aile Mollien wing in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris.

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Jules Hardouin Mansart Statue On Aile Mollien

This first image shows the statue of Jules Hardouin Mansart, which is located on the first level facade of the Aile Mollien, second in from the left hand side, and this was produced by the French sculptor Jean Joseph Perraud and put in place in 1857 along with the other famous men in French history that are depicted on the wings of the former Palais du Louvre.

Jules Hardouin Mansart Statue By Jean Joseph Perraud   

So this close up of the statue shows the workmanship that went into producing this statue of Hardouin Mansart, and Jean Joseph Perraud was born in Jura in 1819 and became an academic sculptor producing numerous public works including a statue group for the Palais Garnier, and was awarded the Legion of Honour in 1867 and after passing away in 1876, he was then buried within the Montparnasse Cemetery in Paris.

Name Inscription On Jules Hardouin Mansart Statue

And in this last HD photo you can see the plaque on the base of the statue, which is dedicated to Jules Hardouin who was born in April 1646, and studying architecture under his great uncle Francois Mansart, in turn becoming an architect himself, and when Francois Mansart died, Jules Hardouin inherited his collections of plans and drawings, plus took on his respected name, so he became Jules Hardouin Mansart.

Now Jules Hardouin Mansart served as the official chief architect to King Louis XIV working on famous tourist attractions in Paris including the Chateau Versailles with the Hall of Mirrors and the Grand Trianon, yet you can also see a model of a building by his feet in this image, which is a representation of the Eglise du Dome at Les Invalides, that he designed in 1680, and passing away in May 1708, he left a legacy of sumptuous buildings behind for people to enjoy even 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
  -  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
  -  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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