HD photographs of the eastern side Flore statue inside Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris - Page 256



It was while we were enjoying the Jardin du Luxembourg that we took these high definition photographs of just one of the many statues in Paris you can discover within this large free public garden in the 6th Arrondissement of Paris.

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Flore statue in Jardin du Luxembourg
So in this first HD photo you can see one of over a hundred different statues in Luxembourg Gardens, and this one called Flore, is located on the lower level on the eastern side of the large basin, or pond, which is situated in front of the Palais du Luxembourg.
Marble statue Flore in Luxembourg Gardens
Now there are actually two terraces which surround the central part of the Jardin du Luxembourg, and in this photograph you can see the back of the Flore statue, as we were looking down from one of these.
Close up of Flore statue in Luxembourg Gardens
Here you can see a close up showing the full marble statue, called Flore, which translates to Flora in English and this is a replica of an original that was once within the gardens centuries ago.
Flore statue on its stone base
Unfortunately, there are no specific details about the Flore statue, and even the artist that produced this sculpture is unknown, which is the same scenario for when it was produced, but there was an inventory produced using the French artillery system called the Year XI system developed during the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte, which showed there were two original statues named Flore located here.
Side view of Flore statue and stone base
Now this photo shows a side view of the Flora marble statue, which as we have previously mentioned is a replica of the original, yet there are in fact two statues named Flore that are located on opposite sides of the basin, and this is the eastern side statue.
Luxembourg Gardens eastern side Flore statue
And in this close up photo of the Flore statue you can see that there are metal spikes sticking up from the marble head and these are actually put in place to stop birds such as pigeons flying down and landing on the statues, hence, this helps to protect them for future generations to enjoy as well.
Flore mable statue in Luxembourg Gardens
With well kept lawns, numerous flower borders, trees and beautiful flower arrangements in old stone pots like you can see in this last image, the Luxembourg Gardens has a lot to offer and is a popular tourist destination for its statues as well as a place where locals come to relax utilising the free green chairs that are put out and jogging amidst the greenery in the heart of city.

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Address details



Jardin du Luxembourg, Rue de Medicis / Rue de Vaugirard, 75006, Paris, Ile de France, France

Opening times (dawn to dusk)
7:30/8:30am to 4:30/9:30pm

Palais du Luxembourg statues



Clock bas reliefs
La Paix
La Guerre
La Sagesse
La Justice
l'Eloquence
La Prudence

Famous women and Queen statues



Laure de Noves
Marie de Medicis
Marguerite d'Angouleme
Valentine de Milan
Anne de Beaujeu
Blanche of Castile
Anne d'Autriche
Anne de Bretagne
Marguerite de Provence
Sainte Clotilde
Sainte Bathilde
Berthe
La Reine Mathilde
Sainte Genevieve
Marie Queen of Scots
Jean d'Albret
Clemence Isaure
Anne Marie Louise d'Orleans
Louise de Savoie
Marguerite of Anjou

Monuments



Statue of Liberty
Scheurer Kestner
Henry Murger
Theodore de Banville
Etudiants morts dans la Resistance
Leconte de Lisle
George Sand
Stendhal
Le cri, l'ecrit
Eugene Delacroix
Eugene Delacroix statue
Eugene Delacroix water fountain
Ludvig Van Beethoven
Stefan Zweig
Paul Verlaine
Gabriel Vicaire
Edouard Branly
Jules Massenet
Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve
Jose Maria de Heredia
Ossip Zadkine
Antoine Watteau
La Comtesse de Segur
Louis Ratisbonne
Charles Baudelaire
Ferdinand Fabre
Pierre Mendes France
Frederic Le Play
Hommage aux esclaves des colonies francaises

Antique statues



Marius debout sur les ruines de Carthage
Calliope
Vulcain
Diane a la Biche
Goddess of Love
Minerve a la Chouette
Junon, Reine du Ciel
Goddess of Flowers
Venus au Dauphin
David vainqueur de Goliath

Other statues



Le Lion de Nubie et sa Proie
Harde de Cerfs
Joies de la Famille
Archidamas
Triomphe de Silene
l'Hiver
l'Effort
La Messagere
Psyche sous l'emprise du mystere
Sainte Suzanne
La Femme aux Pommes
Le Silence
L'Acteur Grec
Faune Dansant
Il Dispetto
La Bocca Della Verita
Velleda
Le Marchand de Masques
Polyphemus
Lion
La Peinture
Enfants supportant une vasque

Orangerie busts



Jean-Francois Millet
Theodore Rousseau
Antoine Louis Barye
Ferdinand Victor Eugene Delacroix
Jean Jacques Pradier
Jean Auguste Dominique
David d'Angers
Pierre Paul Prud'Hon
Francois Rude
Baron Antoine Gros

Related information



Map of Paris statues
Jardin du Luxembourg
Jardin du Luxembourg history
Jardin du Luxembourg map
Palais du Luxembourg
Palais du Luxembourg history
Palais du Luxembourg photos
Le Petit Luxembourg Palace
Le Petit Luxembourg Palace history
Musee du Luxembourg
Musee du Luxembourg history
Fontaine Medicis
Fontaine Medicis photos
Fontaine de Leda
Fontaine de Leda photos
Theatre des Marionnettes du Jardin du Luxembourg
Pavillon Davioud
Pavillon Davioud photos
Beehives photos
L’Orangerie du Jardin du Luxembourg
Orangerie photos
Rose garden
Flowers in Jardin du Luxembourg
250 year old orange tree
Historical tree

Transport options



Paris Metro lines 4, 12
Bus lines 21, 27
Bus line 38
Bus line 58
Bus lines 82, 83, 84, 89
Night bus line N14
Night bus line N21
Night bus line N122
RER Train line B

Attractions close by



Jardin des Grands Explorateurs
Place Edmond-Rostand
Francois Garnier monument
Marechal Ney monument
La Closerie des Lilas restaurant
Musee Zadkine
Musee Bible et Terre Sainte
Eglise Saint Joseph des Carmes
Maison d’Auguste Comte
Refectoire des Cordeliers
Square Paul Painleve
The Pantheon
Musee Curie
Musee du Service de Sante des Armees
Musee de Cluny
La Coupole Brasserie
Musee du Compagnonnage
Eglise Saint-Etienne-du-Mont