|       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 photographs of Saint Bernard statue on Aile Colbert at Musee du Louvre - Page 328



Again we were admiring the decorations of different statues that adorn the facade of the Aile Colbert wing of the Musee du Louvre in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris, when we took these high definition photos showing a statue of Saint Bernard sculpted by Francois Jouffroy.

[ Map of Paris Statues ]

<<  Previous  316  317  318  319  320  321  322  323  324  325  326  327  328  329  330  Next  >>


Saint Bernard Statue On Aile Colbert

When the Palais du Louvre was having different embellishments and statues added, Francois Jouffrey was one of the artists commissioned for some of the works, and this particular statue of Saint Bernard can be seen from the Cour Napoleon and is located on the first level facade of the Aile Colbert, the third from the left hand side.

Saint Bernard Statue By Francois Jouffroy   

And in this HD photo you can see some of the details that went into producing this stone statue by Francois Jouffroy who was born in Dijon in February 1806 and he attended the local drawing school before entering the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

He became a French sculptor, winning the Prix de Rome in 1832, and from then on received numerous different commissions for public and historical buildings throughout Paris and other areas of France, eventually passing away in 1882, but leaving a great legacy of works behind him for people to still enjoy today.

Name Inscription On Bernard Of Clairvaux Statue

In fact, Francois Jouffroy also produced an additional statue of Saint Bernard which is now held at a cathedral in Arras, and this was twenty years after the one you have seen in these images, which was put in place on The Louvre in 1857.

And it was sculpted to depict Bernard of Clairvaux who was born in around 1090, and became a French abbot and the primary builder of the reforming Cistercian order, and died after 40 years spent in the cloister.

Plus he was the first Cistercian placed on the calendar of saints, and was canonized by Pope Alexander III on 18 January 1174, yet in 1830 Pope Pius VIII also bestowed upon Saint Bernard the title of Doctor of the Church.




Related information


  -  Photos of Musee du Louvre
  -  Musee du Louvre
  -  Start of the Louvre museum


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