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HD photographs of the Bethsabee statue on Aile Nord south facade - Page 837



We were at the Musee du Louvre in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris when we took these high definition photos showing a statue called Bethsabee, which was sculpted by Eugene Andre Oudine.

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Bethsabee Statue Aile Nord Musee Du Louvre

This first HD photo shows the statue of Bethsabee located within a niche on the Aile Nord wing of the former Palais du Louvre, and in English this translates to Bathsheba, who was a person mentioned in the bible.

In the Hebrew bible King David saw her taking a bath and wanted Bathsheba to be his wife, which eventually happened, whereas in Christianity, she is indirectly mentioned as an ancestor of Jesus.

Bethsabee Statue By Eugene Andre Oudine

So here you can see a close up photo showing some of the detailing that went into producing this statue of Bethsabee, which was by Eugene Andre Oudine, who was born in Paris in 1810, studying to become an engraver and sculptor.

Eugene Andre Oudine produced numerous different medals and coins for the French Mint, yet he was also just as good at sculptures, receiving many different orders for statues to adorn churches and other tourist attractions in Paris including no less than five for the Louvre Museum, including this one of Bathsheba.

South Facade Aile Nord Marble Statue Bethsabee

However, this image shows the location of the marble statue positioned in a niche on the first level of the Aile Nord, and when you are looking at this southern facade from the courtyard of The Louvre called the Cour Carree, you will find it positioned fifth from the left hand side.




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

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  -  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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