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HD photographs of Ange-Jacques Gabriel statue on Rotonde d'Appolon at Musee du Louvre - Page 394



We were again in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris at the famous tourist attraction of the Louvre Museum, when we took these high definition photos showing the statue of Ange-Jacques Gabriel, which was sculpted by Austin Courtet.

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Ange-Jacques Gabriel Statue On Rotonde d Appolon

This first HD photo shows the full stone statue depicting Ange-Jacques Gabriel who was born on 23rd October 1698 to a family of architects, which is why you can see a building positioned by his feet, as he followed in his fathers footsteps, becoming the Premier architect in France.

Ange-Jacques Gabriel continued his role of chief architect throughout most of the reign of King Louis XV, and designed many monumental buildings that can still be seen today such as the Ecole Militaire and the Hotel de Crillon in Paris, the Petit Trianon at the Chateau de Versailles, and many other historical monuments, prior to passing away in Paris in 1782.

Ange-Jacques Gabriel Statue By Auguste Courtet

Now this stone statue was sculpted by Xavier Marie Auguste Courtet, who was normally known as Augustin Courtet, and born on 29th July 1821 in Lyon, he became a French sculptor and married while living in Paris, which is where he remained for the rest of his life, having produced many different works that can be seen in public places and on tombs.

Name Inscription On Ange-Jacques Gabriel Statue

And in this last close up photograph showing the base of the stone statue, you can see that the end of the name has broken off, but fortunately the rest is still in good condition, considering it was put in place back in 1857.

So if you happen to be within the Cour Napoleon courtyard of the former Palais du Louvre, you can see this statue of Gabriel positioned on the first level of the Rotonde d'Apollon wing of the Louvre Museum, and when looking at this particular facade, it is position second from the right hand side.




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
  -  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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