HD photographs of Theodore de Banville bust statue by artist Jules Roulleau inside Luxembourg Gardens - Page 270



We were within the Jardin du Luxembourg, which is a free public garden in the 6th Arrondissement of Paris, when we took these high definition photos of a monument dedicated to Theodore de Banville that was produced by the artist Jules Roulleau.

<<  Previous  261  262  263  264  265  266  267  268  269  270  Next  >>
Theodore de Banville statue by Jules Roulleau
In this first HD photo you can see the top part of the monument with a bust of Theodore de Banville who was an 1800s French poet and writer, and this was sculpted by Jules Roulleau who was renowned for his statuary of famous men.
Theodore de Banville monument and statue Luxembourg Gardens
Here you can see the whole monument, which was designed by the architect Octave Courtois Suffit, who received the Grand Prix de Rome for architecture in 1881, and measuring a total of 2.4 metres in height, with the bust section being 0.8 metres, this was constructed with marble and bronze.
Bronze sculpture on the Theodore de Banville monument
So this close up photograph shows the bronze sculpture section of the monument to Theodore de Banville, who wrote several comedies in verse that were performed at numerous theatres, along with many other poems, literary tales, reviews, etc, and was made a Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur in 1858 and promoted to Officier in 1886.
Luxembourg Gardens Theodore de Banville monument
Now as we mentioned earlier, this monumental statue was designed by Octave Courtois Suffit, yet it was realised by the French sculptor Jules Roulleau, who was born in 1855, yet died at a very young age in 1891, but even in this short time frame, he became well known for his sculptures and statues of famous men, which is why he was awarded the Knight of the Legion of Honour in 1890.
Monument dedicated to Theodore de Banville
As you can tell from this image, this statue is located close to railings, which is on the north east edge of the Luxembourg Gardens close to the Palais du Luxembourg, and the monument dedicated to the memory of the poet and writer, was inaugurated on 28th November 1892, and has remained in the same place ever since.
Plaque inscription on Theodore de Banville monument
Yet in this image you can see a close up showing the marble plaque with the name of this poet and writer, Theodore de Banville, who devoted himself to letters straight after leaving school in Paris and was praised by other chief men of letters in his time such as Victor Hugo.
Pedestal date inscription on Theodore de Banville monument
And in this last HD photo you can see two dates, which are engraved onto the bust section of the monumental statue, and these represent the year of 1823 when Theodore de Banville was born in Moulins in the Auvergne region, and the year of 1891 when he passed away, having spent most of his life in Paris, and he was buried in the Montparnasse cemetery.

<<  Previous  261  262  263  264  265  266  267  268  269  270  Next  >>

If you would like to use any of these photos for non commercial use we only ask that you please do include recognition to ourselves "eutouring.com", but if you are not sure with regards to usage, please contact us.

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
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
Flore east
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