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HD photographs of Saint Jerome statue inside Eglise Saint-Roch - Page 1074

We were at the Eglise Saint-Roch in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris, when we took these high definition photos showing a statue depicting Saint Jerome, which was sculpted by Lambert Sigisbert Adam, known as Adam the Elder.

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Saint Jerome Statue By French Sculptor Lambert Sigisbert Adam

This first HD photo shows the statue of Saint Jerome who was born in around 347 and became a priest, theologian and historian, who is most well recognised for his writings including translating much of the bible into Latin, which became known as the Vulgate, and is venerated as a saint within the Roman Catholic Church.

Chapel Of The Virgin With Saint Jerome Statue On Left Hand Side

Now here you can see the location of the Saint Jerome statue located within the Eglise Saint-Roch to the left hand side of La Chapelle de la Vierge, which in English translates to the Chapel of the Virgin, that was constructed by Jules Hardouin-Mansart at the start of the 1700s for this historical church on the Rue Saint-Honore, and this statue was constructed in marble in 1752.

Eglise Saint-Roch Statue Of Saint Jerome In Chapel Of The Virgin

The statue of Saint Jerome was produced by Lambert Sigisbert Adam, who was born in Nancy in 1700 and followed in his fathers footsteps to become a French sculptor, yet his two younger brothers also became sculptors, so he became known as Adam the Elder, winning the Colbert Prize in 1723 that became referred to as the Prix de Rome.

Lambert Sigisbert Adam received several public commissions including from King Louis XV who presented some of the statues to Duke Frederick II, which are still to be found in Germany, although many of his works are now held within museums in France such as the Musee du Louvre and the Musee Carnavalet in Paris plus within his home town.

Saint Jerome Statue On Pedestal At Eglise Saint-Roch

You will find that this statue of Saint Jerome was produced in marble and being that he is classed as the Patron Saint of translators, librarians, students and encyclopaedists, also recognised as a Doctor of the Church in Roman Catholic Religion, this is why Saint Jerome has been depicted as though writing holding a writing implement like a quill in his right hand, and his feast day is celebrated on 30th September.

Tourist Information Board For Saint Jerome Statue

However, in this photograph you can see the tourist information board that provides additional details about this particular Saint Jerome statue, which fortunately was saved from being destroyed during the French Revolution, although many art works within the Saint-Roch Church were destroyed.

So having been placed within the Museum of French Monuments in 1796, it was then proposed on 25th October 1804 that this along with three other marble statues should be assigned to the Eglise Saint-Roch, eventually reaching its new home of 28th March 1805 to replace some of those previously destroyed, and almost 100 years later, on 20th February 1905 it was classified as an historical monument.

Other Eglise Saint-Roch statues and sculptures

  -  Les Peres de l’Eglise statue
  -  Sainte Clotilde statue
  -  Saint Roch statue
  -  Saint Honore 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
  -  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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