Photos of the Alexandre Brogniate sculpture inside Jardin des Plantes in Paris France - Page 161



In between the pillars on the second level of the Natural History Museum in Paris, you will find there are stone bust statues that have been sculpted to depict specific people who had an influence here, and these HD photos show the bust of A L Brongniart located on the right hand side of the building as you are looking at the facade.

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Alexandre Brogniate sculpture
In this close up high definition photo you can see the bust within its circular surround and the name A L Brongniate, which stands for Alexandre Brogniate, who was born in 1770, becoming a chemist, mineralogist and zoologist, he conducted a geology study with Georges Cuvier around Paris and introduced a new classification for reptiles, and as you can also see in this image, it shows his date of death being 1847.
Sculpture of Alexandre Brogniate in Paris
So if you would like to discover this and other bust statues they are located on the Museum National de l'Histoire Naturelle, which is located in the 5th Arrondissement of Paris inside the Jardin des Plantes and to see these you would need to head to the western end of the garden close to the Rue Geoffrey Saint-Hilaire, which is the opposite side of the garden to the River Seine and the nearest Metro station is the Place Monge stop via line 7.

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

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Jardin des Plantes statues



Denicheur d'Oursons
Jean Baptiste Lamarck
Emmanuel Fremiet
Stone Age bronze
Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
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
Jean-Baptiste Chevalier de Lamarck
Etienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire
Georges Cuvier
Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
Guy-Crescent Fagon
Guy de la Brosse

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