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HD photographs of Clodion statue on Rotonde d'Appolon at Musee du Louvre - Page 390



Again we were admiring the facade of the Rotonde d'Appollon wing of the Musee du Louvre, when we took these high definition photos showing the statue of Clodion, which was sculpted by Vital Gabriel Dubray.

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Clodion Statue On Rotonde d Appolon

Located in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris, we took this first HD photo of the stone statue depicting Clodion from where we were standing in the Cour Napoleon courtyard, and this is positioned on the first level and is situated third from the left hand side as you are looking at the facade where it steps out.

Clodion Statue By Vital Gabriel Dubray

So this statue was produced by Vital Gabriel Dubray, who was born in Paris on 27th February 1813, and becoming a French sculptor he produced numerous works during the Second Empire both in Paris and for other cities in France, and passed away in the same city on 1st October 1892.

Name Inscription On Clodion Statue

And in this last close up image you can see the base of the stone statue dedicated to Clodion, who was actually born Claude Michel on 20th December 1738, yet was always known by the name of Clodion, which is how he signed all his works after becoming a French sculptor.

So, although he was born in Nancy, he went to Paris and initially studied under his uncle, yet having won the first prize for a sculpture in 1761, he continued his studies in Rome, producing numerous statues and sculptures prior to returning to Paris in 1771, although he is best known for his terracotta works.

However, he also spent time during the French Revolution decorating houses in his home region prior to returning once again to Paris, yet the works of Clodion can now be found in numerous museums throughout the world including the Musee du Louvre, but especially in several museums within the USA, as well as in France, the UK, etc.




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
  -  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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