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HD photos of le Depart de Volontaires de 1792 statue on the Arc de Triomphe in Paris - Page 76

One of the popular tourist attractions in Paris is the triumphal arch called the Arc de Triomphe, which is located at the Place Charles de Gaulle, and there are numerous statues, sculptures and bass reliefs that were produced just for this monument, and this high definition photo is of the statue in high relief on one of the columns called Le Depart de Volontaires de 1792, which translates to Departure of the Volunteers of 1792 and is the most famous statue commonly known as La Marseillaise, that was produced by Francois Rude in 1835.

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Arc De Triomphe Le Depart De Volontaires De 1792

The Arc de Triomphe is one of the largest triumphal arches in the world, and just seeing the people standing at its base, gives you an idea of its colossal size, and in this next photo you can see two of the main statues that are located on its columns, and the nearest one is the most famous, which is often referred to as La Marseillaise.

The Departure Of The Volunteers Of 1792

In this HD photo below of The Departure of the Volunteers of 1792 on the Arc de Triomphe, it is hard to imagine how large this actually is, and the task the sculptor Francois Rude had with its incredible fine details including of the Roman Goddess of War, and this statue in Paris stands approximately 13 metres in height.

Le Depart De Volontaires De 1792 Statue

As we was saying before the detail that the artist Francois Rude put into this statue group is astonishing, as you can see from this close up HD picture below, and is why it then became known as an allegory of the fatherland, which is why it got the nickname of La Marseillaise.

The Arc De Triomphe La Marseillaise

Le Depart de Volontaires de 1792 statue, or some would call it a sculpture, seems to be leaping out from the column where it is situated on the Arc de Triomphe, as you can tell from this photograph below, and located on the square formerly known as the Place de l'Etoile, this statue is often referred to as La Marseillaise for short, which is in fact also the name of the French National Anthem.

La Marseillaise Statue At The Arc De Triomphe

Other Arc de Triomphe sculptures

  -  Le Triomphe de 1810
  -  La Paix de 1815
  -  Les Funerailes du General Marceau
  -  La Resistance de 1814
  -  Le passage du Pont d'Arcole le 15 Novembre 1796
  -  La Bataille d'Aboukir
  -  La Prise d'Alexandrie

Related information

  -  Visiting Arc de Triomphe
  -  History of Arc de Triomphe
  -  The Unknown Soldier and Eternal Flame
  -  Photos of Arc de Triomphe
  -  Photos of Avenue des Champs Elysees
  -  Place Charles de Gaulle

Tourist attractions close by

  -  Champs-Elysees Avenue
  -  Villa d’Este restaurant and cabaret
  -  Place des Etats-Unis
  -  Place de la Porte Maillot
  -  Pau Brasil Cabaret
  -  Chinese Pagoda
  -  Charles de Gaulle statue

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