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Jeanne d'Arc écoutant ses voix

Joan of Arc listening to her voices

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)
André-Joseph Allar
1894

Domrémy-la-Pucelle /  Jeanne d'Arc écoutant ses voix   Domrémy-la-Pucelle /  Jeanne d'Arc écoutant ses voix

Description

Sculpture group shwoing Jeanne d'Arc with the saints Michael, Catherine and Margaret.
The statue of Jeanne d'Arc is made of marble and shows Jeanne as a kneeling peasant girl, since the last restauration she is not looking at the saints.
The saints statues are made of bronze. St. Michael is shown in a golden armour with a cross-standard, he is flanked by St. Catherine with a sword (and her attribute, the broken wheel) and St. Margaret with a helmet.

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The sculpture group is restored in 2011.

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Locatie (N 48°25'42" - E 5°40'13")

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Item Code: frlo034; Photograph: 13 June 2011
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