STATUES - HITHER & THITHER
France
Montigny-lès-Metz
Moselle

Lorraine

Place Jeanne d'Arc

Jeanne d'Arc, après la victoire

Joan of Arc, After the Victory

Saint Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc), The Maid of Orléans (ca. 1412 – 1431)
national heroine of France, beatified in 1909 and canonized in 1920. She led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War
(Wikipedia)
Henri Allouard
1935/1949

Montigny-lès-Metz /  Jeanne d'Arc, après la victoire   Montigny-lès-Metz /  Jeanne d'Arc, après la victoire

Description

Bronze statue of Jean d'Arc in armour with a sword in her outstretched arms.


coat of arms of Montigny-lès-Metz

coat-of-arms or Jeanne d'Arc

Inscription(s)

On the socle, from top to bottom:

A JEANNE D'ARC

Signed: h allouard

Annotation

The statue inaugurated 30 May 1935 was taken by the Germans in the Second World War, except for the sword, which was saved by a parishioner and returned after the occupation. In 1949 a replica of the original statue was inaugurated, however, at present the sword is missing.

Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline

Sculptor

Information

Tags

Location N 49°5'59" E 6°9'20"

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