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HD photographs of Jean Jacques Rousseau statue on Aile Turgot at Musee du Louvre - Page 356



Again we were looking at the Aile Turgot wing of the Musee du Louvre in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris, when we took these high definition photos that shows a statue of Jean Jacques Rousseau, which was sculpted by Jean-Baptiste Eugene Farochon.

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Jean Jacques Rousseau Statue On Aile Turgot

As you are within the courtyard called the Cour Napoleon looking at the Aile Turgot wing, you will find this statue of Jean Rousseau located on the first level balustrade and this is the second statue from the right hand side of the facade, which was put in place in 1857 on the former Palais du Louvre.

Jean Jacques Rousseau Statue By J E Farochon   

Now this HD photo shows the stone statue of Rousseau, which was produced by Jean-Baptiste Eugene Farochon, who was born in Paris on 10th March 1812, and becoming a French sculptor, engraver and medalist, he won the Prix de Rome residing at the Villa Medici for three years before returning to Paris and becoming a Professor at the Ecole des beaux Arts and passed away on 1st July 1871.

Name Inscription On Jean Jacques Rousseau Statue

So this last image shows a close up of the base of the statue dedicated to Jean-Jacques Rousseau who was born on 28th June 1712 in Geneva and became a philosopher, writer, and composer.

And it was his political philosophy that influenced the Enlightenment in France and across Europe, as well as aspects of the French Revolution and the overall development of modern political and educational thought, yet he was also a composer of music and classed as a national hero, his remains were removed from their original burial site and placed within the Pantheon in Paris in 1794, which was 16 years after his death.




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
  -  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
  -  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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