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HD photographs of Jacques Sarazin statue by H Husson on Aile Mollien at Musee du Louvre - Page 308



We were at the Musee du Louvre in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris within the courtyard called Cour Napoleon when we took these high definition photos of a statue of Jacques Sarazin, which was sculpted by Honore Husson.

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Jacques Sarazin Statue On Aile Mollien

Now this first image shows that the statue of Sarazin is located on the first level balustrade of the facade called the Aile Mollien wing of the former Palais du Louvre, and this particular one is positioned virtually in the middle, or the fifth one from the left.

Jacques Sarazin Statue By Honore Jean Aristide Husson   

So this photo showing the statue itself was sculpted by Honore Jean Aristide Husson who was born in Paris in July 1803, and becoming a French sculptor he won the Prix de Rome in 1830 and spent almost five years at the Viilla Medici in Rome before returning to Paris where he received numerous commissions from the French State and the City of Paris prior to passing away in July 1864.

Name Inscription On Jacques Sarazin Statue

And this last close up photo shows the plaque at the base of the statue dedicated to Jacques Sarazin, which is sometimes spelt Sarrazin, and born in the late 1500s he became a French sculptor himself, spending some time in Rome before returning to Paris and receiving numerous commissions, with his early successes being noticed by the minister to King Louis XIII.

So the minister entrusted him with what has become his best known work, which was the decoration of the great portal and the dome of the western facade of the interior court of the Louvre, yet Jacques Sarazin passed away in December 1660 before his last project was completed, which was the mausoleum for the heart of the Prince de Conde, and this was finished by one of his pupils.




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
  -  Jules Hardouin Mansart
  -  Nicolas Poussin
  -  Gerard Audran
  -  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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