HD photos of Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon statue in Jardin des Plantes Paris - Page 137

This time while we were walking through the Jardin des Plantes, which is located within the 5th Arrondisement, we took these high definition photographs of the statue in Paris that is dedicated to Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, who was a French naturalist and mathematician that is said to be the father of natural history in the latter part of the 18th century.

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Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon statue
Located in the botanical gardens, here you can see the statue of Buffon who was once the director of the Jarin du Roi, which were the royal botanical gardens in Paris, and these are now called the Jardin des Plantes, which now has different museums and even a menagerie zoo within its grounds.
Picture of Comte de Buffon statue
This next picture is a more close-up photo we took of the Buffon statue, which was actually sculpted in bronze by the artist Jean Carlus in 1908, even though the statue looks far older, yet it was placed on a concrete pedestal with a short inscription within the Jardin des Plantes, in memory of this historical naturalist.
Statue of Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
The Comte de Buffon was a French naturalist born in 1707 and died in 1788, which is the name and the dates you may be able to make out on the pedestal of this statue in Paris, and he was one of the important figures in the history of the botanical gardens and wrote the Histoire Naturelle volumes that were read and influenced many throughout Europe.
Bronze statue of Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
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Address and contact details

Jardin des Plantes, 57 Rue Cuvier / 36 Rue Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire, 2 Rue Buffon, Place Valhubert, 75005, Paris, Ile de France, France

Tel: +33 (0) 1 40 79 56 01
from 10am through to 5pm daily

Jardin des Plantes statues

Denicheur d'Oursons
Jean Baptiste Lamarck
Emmanuel Fremiet
Stone Age bronze
Venus Genetrix
l'Amour Prisonnier
Woolly Mammoth
l'Histoire Naturelle

Jardin des Plantes bas reliefs

Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
Rene Just Hauy
Antoine Laurent de Jussieu
Alexandre Brogniate
Jean-Baptiste Chevalier de Lamarck
Etienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire
Georges Cuvier
Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
Guy-Crescent Fagon
Guy de la Brosse

Related information

Map of Paris statues
Jardin des Plantes
Jardin des Plantes photos
La Baleine restaurant
Menagerie Zoo Historique de Paris
Grande Galerie de l’Evolution
Galeries d'Anatomie Comparee et de Paleontologie
Les Grandes Serres
Cabinet d’Histoire du Jardin des Plantes
Grand Amphitheatre
Galerie de Mineralogie et de Geologie
Galerie de Mineralogie et de Geologie photos

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