|       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 La Vendange statue on Rotonde de Beauvais at Musee du Louvre - Page 520



This time we were again in the Cour Napoleon of the Musee du Louvre, which is located in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris, when we took these high definition photos of a statue called La Vendange, by Jacques Francois Walcher.

[ Map of Paris Statues ]

<<  Previous  511  512  513  514  515  516  517  518  519  520  521  522  523  524  525  Next  >>


La Vendange Statue On Rotonde De Beauvais

In this first HD photo you can see the allegorical statue of La Vendange, which in English translates to The Harvest, and this is located on the Rotonde de Beauvais wing of the former Palais du Louvre.

And as you look at the facade from the courtyard, you will find this wing right in the corner, and this statue is positioned on the third stage, or in other words on the roof line, positioned as the very first one on the left hand side.

La Vendange Statue By Jacques Francois Walcher

Now it was during the changes being made to the city of Paris, that it was decided that many of the historical buildings and famous tourist attractions should be adorned with additional statues and sculptures, and The Louvre was no exception, with hundreds of different French sculptors being commissioned for the embellishments.

So, this particular allegory of The Harvest was sculpted by a little known artist called Jacques Francois Walcher, and like many of these, a plaster model was originally produced before it was executed in stone, and the plaster model can still be seen within the Muse d'Orsay today.




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