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HD photographs of Antoine Coysevox statue on Aile Henri II at Musee du Louvre - Page 396



We were again within the Cour Napoleon of the Musee du Louvre, which is located in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris, when we took these high definition photos showing the statue of Antoine Coysevox, sculpted by Jules Antoine Droz.

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Antoine Coysevox Statue On Aile Henri II

This first HD photo shows the stone statue of Coysevox, which is located on the first level of the Aile Henri II wing, and as you can see this is located at the very end of the facade to the right hand side, next to where the former Palais du Louvre returns as it goes round the courtyard and meets the Rotonde d'Apollon.

Name Inscription On Antoine Coysevox Statue

In this photo you can see the base of the statue bearing the name of this famous man in french history, and this was sculpted by Jules Antoine Droz who was born in Paris on 12th March 1804.

And becoming a French sculptor he entered the Ecole des Beaux Arts in 1820 and presenting his works at different Paris Salons, he then received commissions for The Louvre Museum prior to passing away in Paris in 1872.

Antoine Coysevox Statue By Jules Antoine Droz

Now this last close up photo of the statue is depicting Charles Antoine Coysevox, who was born in Lyon on 29th September 1640, and also became a French sculptor, which is why he has been depicted holding a small statue.

And Antoine Coysevox was commissioned to produce numerous statues for places such as the facade of the royal chapel at Les Invalides, for the grounds of the Chateau Marly, which was demolished in the French Revolution, etc and many of these can still be seen today in places such as the Louvre Museum, along with the equestrian Pegasus statues in the Tuileries.

Yet he was also renowned for his busts of famous people that he sculpted with such realism and likeness, and he produced these for people such as King Louis XIV, King Louis XV, Mazarin, Andre Le Notre and many others, plus he produced several funerary monuments all before passing away in Paris on 10th October 1720.




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

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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