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HD photographs of LHS lion statue on Guichet Lesdiguieres - Page 781

We took these high definition photos showing a lion statue that was sculpted by Emmanuel Fremiet, which is located on the Guichet Lesdiguieres of the Musee du Louvre in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris.

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LHS Lion Statue Guichet Lesdiguieres Musee Louvre

This first HD photo shows the left hand side lion statue, which is in a laying position, and made out of stone this was produced by Emmanuel Fremiet who was born in Paris in 1824 and first exhibited a work at the Paris Salon at the young age of 19, focusing mainly on animal sculptures and statues.

LHS Lion Statue By Artist Emmanuel Fremiet

So here you can see a close up photograph showing the realistic features of the lions face, and becoming a renowned animalier, Emmanuel Fremiet sculpted many different wild animals including bears, etc, yet he also produced equestrian statues, and his most famous one is the equestrian statue of Joan of Arc in Paris.

Guichet Lesdiguieres Balustrade And LHS Lion Statue

Yet this next image shows the location of the lion statue on the third level balustrade by the roof line on the wing of The Louvre Museum called the Guichets Lesdiguieres, which has three archways beneath.

And this, along with another statue of a lion by Emmanuel Fremiet facing the opposite way on the same facade, can be seen in the direction facing the River Seine from the courtyard called the Cour du Carrousel.

Related information

  -  Photos of Musee du Louvre
  -  Musee du Louvre
  -  Start of the Louvre museum

Tourist attractions close by

  -  Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel
  -  Photos of Tuileries Garden
  -  Pont des Arts
  -  Joan of Arc statue
  -  Place de la Concorde
  -  Photos Pont Neuf
  -  Photos Square du Vert Galant
  -  Photos of Institut de France

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