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HD photographs of Saint Honore statue on Eglise Saint-Roch - Page 1058

While we were in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris at the Eglise Saint-Roch, we took these high definition photos showing a statue of Saint Honore, which was sculpted by Eugene Antoine Aizelin.

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Saint Honore Statue On Eglise Saint-Roch In Paris

This first HD photo shows a statue depicting Saint Honore, also known as Saint Honoratus of Amiens, who became the seventh Bishop of Amiens and according to legend, when his nursemaid first heard of him being elected bishop, she was making bread, remarking that the only way she would believe it was for the peel she was using would turn into a tree, and apparently it did grow into a mulberry tree that gave fruit as well as flowers.

Saint Honore Statue By Sculptor Eugene Antoine Aizelin

So this close up photo shows Saint Honoratus of Amiens holding a loaf of bread, and he became recognised as the Patron Saint of Bakers, and in fact, a baker donated some land to the city of Paris in 1202 so that a chapel could be constructed in his honour, with bakers establishing a guild within this church in 1400.

Then in 1659 King Louis XIV ordered every baker to observe the Catholic feast day of Saint Honore on 16th May by giving donations of bread to the community and thus honouring this saint.

Saint Honore Statue And Eglise Saint-Roch Front Doors

Now the statue of Saint Honore was produced in stone in 1873 by Eugene Antoine Aizelin who was born in Paris in 1821 and studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts to become a French sculptor under the direction of people such as Jules Ramey and Auguste Dumont.

Starting to present works at the Salons for French artists from 1852 right through to 1897 and also participating in many Universal Exhibitions, Eugene Aizelin became well recognised, receiving numerous public commissions for tourist attractions including the Palais Garnier, Hotel de Ville, Musee du Louvre and this one on the Eglise Saint-Roch to name a few.

South Facade Of Eglise Saint-Roch With Saint Honore Statue

You will find that the Eglise Saint-Roch is located on the Rue Saint-Honore and this particular street was actually named after Saint Honoratus of Amiens who is also the Patron Saint of confectioners and pastry chefs, with even a cake being named after him, and as you can tell from this photograph, this stone statue by Eugene Aizelin is positioned on a pedestal on the facade of this church between the columns of the lower level, to the right hand side of the main doors.

Other Eglise Saint-Roch statues and sculptures

  -  Les Peres de l’Eglise statue
  -  Sainte Clotilde statue
  -  Saint Roch statue
  -  La Fontaine Baptismale
  -  Baptism of Jesus statue
  -  Mme la Live de Jully medallion
  -  Pierre Mignard monument
  -  Saint Rita of Cascia statue
  -  La Pieta statue
  -  Sainte Barbe statue
  -  Monument de l'Abbe de l'Epee
  -  Saint Jerome statue
  -  historical bishop statue
  -  Gilded Gloire Divine sculpture
  -  Saint Andre statue
  -  Jesus au jardin des oliviers statue
  -  Andre Le Notre statue
  -  Pulpit sculptures
  -  Saint Michael statue
  -  Jesus trahi par Judas sculpture
  -  Saint Joseph statue
  -  Saint Expedit statue
  -  Virgin Mary, Saint Joseph and Baby Jesus statues
  -  Monument du Henri de Lorraine
  -  Charles, Duc de Crequy Monument
  -  Jesus devant Caiphe sculpture
  -  Sainte Jeanne d'Arc statue
  -  Jesus Accable d'Outrages sculpture
  -  Francois de Crequy bust
  -  Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis monument
  -  Music Lectern and eagle statue
  -  Sainte Genevieve statue
  -  Saint Jean Vianney Cure d'Ars statue
  -  Saint Francis de Sales statue
  -  Jesus Couronne d'Epines sculpture
  -  Saint kneeling statue
  -  Saint Gregoire le Grand statue
  -  Jesus Presente au Peuple sculpture
  -  Sainte Anne statue
  -  Jesus Condamne a Mort sculpture
  -  Saint Anthony of Padua statue
  -  Jesus Portant sa Croix sculpture
  -  Claude Francois Bidal sculpture
  -  Cardinal Guillaume Dubois monument
  -  Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque statue
  -  Fathers of the Church statue
  -  Wall of the Deportation
  -  Crucifixion of Jesus statue

Tourist attractions close by

  -  Joan of Arc statue
  -  Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel
  -  Tuileries Gardens
  -  Musee du Louvre
  -  Place des Victoires
  -  Colonne Vendome
  -  Place de la Concorde

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