|       Home       |       Paris Tourist Attractions       |       Paris Museums       |       Paris Entertainment       |       Paris Restaurants       |       Paris Images       |
Related Information

Paris Tourist Map
Additional Information

Paris Landmarks
Paris Monuments
Paris Statues
Paris Churches
Paris Bridges
Paris Squares
Paris Gardens
Paris Tours
Paris Fountains
Paris Transport Systems
Paris History
Video Library
Holiday Travel Guides

Taking a holiday in Paris
Emergency Number 112
EHIC Health Insurance Card
Travel Documents
Driving in France
Police in Paris
French food delicacies
About Us

Linking to us
Contact us
Google Plus image divider Facebook image divider Twitter image divider Wordpress image divider Flickr

Blogger image divider Pinterest image divider Tumblr image divider Deviantart image divider Linkedin
French National Holidays In France

HD photographs of Le Genie de la peche statue on Aile Colbert at Musee du Louvre - Page 462

We were back in the Cour Napoleon of the Musee du Louvre, which is the famous tourist attraction located in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris, and we took these high definition photos showing the statue called La Peche that was sculpted by Jean Hippolyte Ferrat.

[ Map of Paris Statues ]

<<  Previous  451  452  453  454  455  456  457  458  459  460  461  462  463  464  465  Next  >>

Le Genie De La Peche Statue Aile Colbert

La Peche is an allegorical statue that is located on the very top pediment of the former Palais du Louvre on the wing called the Aile Colbert, yet this sculpture also has a full name of Le Genie de la peche, which translates in English to The Genie of Fishing, and this was put in place in 1857 during the transformation of the Louvre facades with additional decorations.

Le Genie De La Peche Statue By Jean Ferrat

Now La Peche was sculpted by Jean Joseph Hippolyte Romain Ferrat, who is sometimes known as just Hippolyte Ferrat, and born in the Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur region of France in August 1822, he was able to study at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris to become a French sculptor.

You will find that much of his work and creations were for buildings and monuments within the area that he came from such as a monumental fountain, yet he also received commissions for certain works in Paris, including the statue you can see in this HD photo, but he retired back to his home town of Aix-en-Provence, which is where he passed away in the October of 1882.

Related information

  -  Photos of Musee du Louvre
  -  Musee du Louvre
  -  Start of the Louvre museum

If you would like to use any of these photos for non commercial use we only ask that you please do include recognition to ourselves "eutouring.com", but if you are not sure with regards to usage, please contact us.

Copyright © www.eutouring.com All Rights Reserved