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HD photographs of Jean-Baptiste Massillon statue on Aile Henri IV at Musee du Louvre - Page 348



In these high definition photos you can see the statue of Massillon, which we took from the Cour Napoleon while admiring the facade of the Aile Henri IV wing of the Musee du Louvre in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris.

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Jean-Baptiste Massillon Statue On Aile Henri IV

This first HD photo shows the statue of Jean-Baptiste Massillon by the artist Francois Jouffrey, and this is located to the very far right hand side of the Aile Henri IV on the first level balustrade next to the Pavillon Sully, which was originally known as the Pavillon de l'Horloge of the Palais du Louvre.

Jean-Baptiste Massillon Statue By Francois Jouffrey   

So in this next image you can see some of the details such as the cross depicting Massillon, which was produced by Francois Jouffroy, who was born in Dijon in February 1806 and became a French sculptor, receiving numerous commissions for public buildings during the Second Empire including several statues and caryatides for The Louvre, prior to passing away in 1882.

Name Inscription On Jean-Baptiste Massillon Statue

And this last photograph shows the inscription on the base of the stone statue that is dedicated to Jean-Baptiste Massillon, who was born in June 1663 and became a French Catholic bishop and a famous highly regarded preacher.

In fact, after delivering an impressive funeral oration for an archbishop, he then settled in Paris and became the head of the Saint Magloire Oratorian Seminary and with a high reputation he was then selected as Advent preacher at the court of Versailles in 1699. A few years later Massillon was made Bishop of Clermont in 1717, and he served in this position until he passed away in September 1742.




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

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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