HD photographs of golden statues on south west facade inside Jardins du Trocadero - Page 6



The Palais de Chaillot is located within the Jardins du Trocadero in the 16th Arrondissement of Paris, and split into two wings, it is famous for the golden statues along with fabulous views to the Eiffel Tower.

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Palais de Chaillot golden statues on SW facade in Jardins du Trocadero
This first HD photo shows the south westerly facade of the Palais de Chaillot that looks onto the terrace, which was originally called the Esplanade du Trocadero, yet this was renamed to the Esplanade des Droits de l'Homme, which in English translates to the Esplanade of the Rights of Man, in other words, the Terrace of Human Rights.
La Campagne statue, Palais de Chaillot, Jardins du Trocadero
Now this particular area of the Trocadero Gardens in between the two wings of the Palais de Chaillot has become recognised for its golden statues, which were put in place when the new building was constructed for the 1937 World Fair in Paris.

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La Jeunesse statue, Palais de Chaillot, Jardins du Trocadero
There are actually eight golden statues in total, with four located on either side of the Esplanade du Trocadero, which as you can see from this photograph showing a statue of a female figure with birds called La Jeunesse, that has been placed in front of windows on a tall pedestal base.

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Flore statue, Palais de Chaillot, Jardins du Trocadero
Each of the golden statues along with many other statues that can now be found within the Trocadero Gardens were commissioned to different artists, and the ones on the terrace were produced in bronze and then gilded, although as you can see from this image of the Flore statue, some are showing signs of wear.

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Le Matin statue, Palais de Chaillot, Jardins du Trocadero
Now this particular gilded statue of a female figure called Le Matin is one of four that are located next to the north eastern wing of the Palais de Chaillot, which face onto the terrace, which the other four on the opposite side, and these were inaugurated at the same time as the palace and the redeveloped gardens.

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Mascaron sculpture, Palais de Chaillot, Jardins du Trocadero, Paris
However, also on this facade of the Palais de Chaillot high above the statues and the windows, in between the columns you will also see mask styled sculpted faces, which are called mascarons, and this is a close up photograph showing one of these.

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Jardins du Trocadero, 11 Place du Trocadero, 75016, Paris, Ile de France, France

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