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Jeanne d'Arc

Joan of Arc

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)
Ernest Toussaint
Union artistique de Vaucouleurs
ca. 1900

Coussey /  Jeanne d'Arc   Coussey /  Jeanne d'Arc

Description

Cast-iron statue of Jeanne d'Arc as a virgin warrior in armour, standing with her right hand on her heart and with her left hand she holds a standard next to her heart. Her helmet is on the floor next to her right foot.
This is model no. 87 of the Vaucouleurs factory: 'Jeanne d'Arc au sacre tenant son étendard' (Joan of Arc at the coronation holding her standard).

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Signed:
Union artistique
de Vaucouleurs (Meuse)

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Location (N 48°24'26" - E 5°40'57")

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