HD photographs of La Pieta statue group inside Eglise Saint-Roch - Page 1070



We were at the Eglise Saint Roch in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris, when we took these high definition photos showing a statue group called La Pieta, which was sculpted by Frederic Louis Desire Bogino.

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La Pieta statue group inside Eglise Saint-Roch, Paris
The Eglise Saint-Roch is classed as an historical monument in Paris that was first started to be constructed in the mid 1600s, but not completed until a century later, and dedicated to Saint Roch, inside is like a museum with numerous works of art contained within its chapels.

So this first HD photo shows a statue group called La Pieta located within the Chapelle de la Compassion, which in English translates to Pieta located within the Chapel of Compassion, and this was produced in plaster in 1856 and installed within the Saint-Roch Church the same year.
La Pieta statue group by Frederic Louis Desire Bogino
Pieta is a specific word that means Pity in Italian, and in art, whether it be drawing, painting or sculpture, a Pieta statue group is usually portrayed with the Virgin Mary cradling the dead body of her son Jesus, just as you can see in this close up photograph of the plaster Pieta statue group, which was produced by Frederic Louis Desire Bogino.

Now you will find that Frederic Louis Desire Bogino was born in 1831 and studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts under Francois Jouffroy and Eugene Louis Lequesne to become a French sculptor, first presenting works at the 1853 Salon, and from then on started to receive different commissions including for the famous Louvre Museum, plus this Pieta for the Eglise Saint-Roch.
Tourist info for La Pieta statue group, Chapel of Compassion
So this photograph shows the tourist information board relating to the Chapelle de la Compassion and the different works of art and plaques that are including within just this one chapel of the Saint-Roch Church, which is on the left hand side as you have entered from the Rue Saint-Honore.

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Eglise Saint-Roch, 296 Rue Saint-Honore, 75001 Paris, France

Tel: +33 1 42 44 13 20

Eglise Saint-Roch statues and sculptures



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

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