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HD photographs of La Chasse statue on Pavillon de Tremoille north facade - Page 868

While in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris at the Musee du Louvre, we took these high definition photos showing a statue called La Chasse, which was sculpted by Aime Napoleon Perrey.

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La Chasse Statue Pavillon De Tremoille Musee Louvre

This first HD photo shows an allegorical statue called La Chasse, which when translated into English means The Hunt, although this is sometimes referred to as The Hunting statue, and this can be found on the Pavillon de Tremoille facade of the former Palais du Louvre.

La Chasse Statue By Aime Napoleon Perrey

Yet in this close up image you can see some of the attributes that make up the allegory depicting The Hunt, such as the young child blowing a horn, along with a dog, or hound by his side, which was sculpted by Aime Napoleon Perrey, who was commissioned to produce a few different sculptures and statues for the former Palais du Louvre.

And born in 1813, becoming a French sculptor Aime Napoleon Perrey first exhibited at the Salon for French artists in 1848 and becoming recognised he received many different orders for statues to adorn churches in Paris plus three out eight Kingth statues that can be found on the Hotel de Ville.

North Facade Pavillon De Tremoille And La Chasse Statue

But getting back to La Chasse statue, as you can see, this is located on the third level balustrade by the roof line of the Pavillon de Tremoille northern facade, and as you are looking at this facade of The Louvre Museum from the Cour du Carrousel, you will see that it is positioned on the left hand side of the wing.

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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