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HD photographs of Pierre Lescot statue on Aile en retour Mollien at Musee du Louvre - Page 332



This time we were within the Cour du Carrousel at the Musee du Louvre when we took these high definition photos of a statue dedicated to P Lescot that is located on the Aile en retour Mollien in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris.

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Pierre Lescot Statue On Aile En Retour Mollien

Although we were in the Cour du Carrousel, the statue is actually classed as on the wing located within the courtyard called the Cour Napoleon, and in this high definition photo you can see it is located on the first level balustrade on the facade of the Aile en retour Mollien, and it was placed in position in 1857 to the very left next to the Pavillon Mollien.

Pierre Lescot Statue By Henry Triqueti   

Now this next image again shows the full statue of Pierre Lescot, which was sculpted by Henry Triqueti who became a French sculptor and produced famous works for both England in the United Kingdom and France, especially in Paris.

Yet he is also known as Baron Henri-Joseph-Francois de Triqueti or another version is Henri de Triquety, but all the same sculptor and artist, who used to present at Paris Salons and had an illustrious career both abroad and in France, before passing away in Paris in 1874.

Name Inscription On Pierre Lescot Statue

And in this last photo you can see the base of the statue on the former Palais du Louvre, which is dedicated to Pierre Lescot who was born in Paris and ended up being an architect working for King Francois I and transforming the old Louvre castle into a chateau back in the 1500s.

In fact, within the Cour Carree you can still admire the Aile Lescot, or Lescot wing, which is the south east wing of the Palais du Louvre that he worked on until his passed away in around 1578, plus you can admire the oldest fountain in Paris called the Fontaine des Innocents that Pierre Lescot designed and was sculpted by Jean Goujon, whom he also worked with on The Louvre during the reign of King Henri II, the successor of King Francois I.




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
  -  Jacques Sarazin
  -  Nicolas Coustou
  -  Eustache Lesueur
  -  Charles Perrault
  -  Philippe de Champagne
  -  Pierre Puget

Statues on Aile en retour Mollien
  -  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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