|       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 Pierre Paul Prud'Hon bust statue in Luxembourg Gardens - Page 479



Again we were admiring the statues on the Orangerie, which is located within the 6th Arrondissement of Paris in the Jardin du Luxembourg, and we took these high definition photos showing the bust of Prud'hon, that was sculpted by Gustave Joseph Debrie.

[ Map of Paris Statues ]

<<  Previous  466  467  468  469  470  471  472  473  474  475  476  477  478  479  480  Next  >>


Pierre Paul Prud'Hon Statue On Orangerie

This statue bust of Prud'hon was commissioned by the administration des Beaux-Arts back in 1886 to the artist and French sculptor Gustave Joseph Debrie, who is actually a very little known artist, but was born in 1842 and passed away in 1932.

So, made of marble, this was sculpted to depict one of the few French artists chosen to be represented on the facade of the Orangerie, and put in place in 1888, the bust can be viewed from the Rosery and pathway next to it within the Luxembourg Gardens, and this is located in the north westerly part of the garden.

Pierre Paul Prud'Hon Bust By Gustave Joseph Debrie

And as you can see from this close up HD photo, the bust depicts Pierre Paul Prud'Hon, sometimes spelt Prudhon or Prud Hon, and he was born on 4th April 1758 in the Burgundy region of France.

Pierre Paul Prud'Hon started training to become an artist in different areas of France, and then travelled to Italy to further his studies, and upon his return, when he ended up in Paris, he started executing decorations for private mansions.

Now this then led to even further commissions for paintings, etc and he became popular with Napoleon and was held in high esteem at the Imperial court, especially after completing a portrait of his first wife Josephine, which is now held within the Musee du Louvre, but he was even employed by the second wife of Napoleon, Marie-Louise, and Prud'Hon continued painting almost until he passed away in the February of 1823.




Related information


  -  Photos of Jardin du Luxembourg
  -  Luxembourg Gardens
  -  History Of Luxembourg Gardens


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