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HD photographs of Saint Gregoire le Grand statue inside Eglise Saint-Roch - Page 1121

While we were within the Eglise Saint-Roch in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris, we took these high definition photos showing a statue of Saint Gregoire le Grand, or Saint Gregory the Great, which was sculpted by Simon Challe.

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Saint Gregoire Le Grand Statue By French Sculptor Simon Challe

This first HD photo shows a statue depicting Saint Gregoire le Grand, which in English translates to Saint Gregory the Great, and born around 540, he became the Pope of the Catholic Church from September 590 through to when he died in March 604, and therefore he is also known as Pope Gregory I.

Saint Gregoire Le Grand Statue In Eglise Saint-Roch

Now this particular statue of Pope Saint Gregory I was produced by Simon Challe, who was born in Paris in 1719 and studying to become a French sculptor he won the Prix de Rome in 1743, which meant he could further his studies and career by attending the French Academy in Rome, and focused mainly on religious art.

Simon Challe presented works at the Paris Salons from 1755 right through to when he passed away in 1765, and this stone statue of Saint Gregoire le Grand was one of those, which he sculpted just prior to passing away, before it was placed within the Eglise Saint-Roch in 1766, however another of his religious statues in now held within the famous tourist attraction of the Musee du Louvre.

Chapelle Sainte Genevieve With Saint Gregoire Le Grand Statue On Left Hand Side

Yet this photograph shows the entire chapel within the Eglise Saint-Roch called the Chapelle Saint Genevieve, with the statue of Pope Saint Gregory I, or Saint Gregory the Great, located to the left hand side, and as you have entered the church from the Rue Saint-Honore, you will find this particular chapel in the transept area, past the nave on the right hand side.

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
  -  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
  -  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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