HD photographs of 1st window LHS Diane avec des chiens sculpture on Aile de Marsan at Musee du Louvre - Page 1155



We were at the Musee du Louvre in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris, when we took these high definition photos showing a statue called Diane avec des chiens, which was sculpted by Auguste Nicolas Cain.

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Diane Avec des Chiens sculpture left side of 1st window, Aile de Marsan
This first HD photo shows a statue called Diane avec des chiens, which in English translates to Diane with dogs, however, this is sometimes just referred to as Groupe d'animaux, or Group of animals, and there are four different sets of these that were first sculpted in 1866.
The Louvre, Diane Avec des Chiens sculpture by Auguste Nicolas Cain
Here you can see a close up photograph showing a female figure and one of the dogs to the left hand side with its collar and chain, and this was produced by Auguste Nicolas Cain who was born in Paris in 1821 and studied to become a French sculptor and ended up marrying the daughter of one of his tutors.

Auguste Nicolas Cain became a renowned animalier, or sculptor of animals, and today many of his statues can be seen at tourist attractions such as at the Jardin du Luxembourg, Jardin des Tuileries, Chateau de Chantilly and at the former Palais du Louvre.
Aile de Marsan Diane Avec des Chiens sculpture, left side of 1st window
Now this statue group of Diane with dogs was reproduced several time for the Aile and the Aile de Marsan wings of The Louvre, with this particular one being positioned below the pediment and above a bas relief to the left hand side of the first window on the Aile de Marsan, which can be seen from the courtyard called the Cour du Carrousel.

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Aile de Marsan, The Louvre, 75001, Paris, Ile de France, France

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Other Aile de Marsan sculptures



1st window LHS bas relief
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1st window RHS Diane avec des chiens
1st window RHS bas relief
2nd window LHS bas relief
2nd window LHS Groupe d’Animaux
2nd window Pediment sculpture
2nd window RHS dog sculptures
2nd window RHS bas relief
3rd window LHS La Maconnerie
3rd window L’Architecture
4th window LHS bas relief
4th window L’Abondance
4th window RHS bas relief
5th window LHS Charlemagne
5th window La Legislation
5th window RHS Moses
6th window LHS bas relief
6th window Pediment sculpture
6th window RHS bas relief
7th window LHS bas relief
7th window Pediment sculpture
7th window RHS bas relief
8th window LHS Paix bas relief
8th window La Paix sculpture

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