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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
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Union artistique de Vaucouleurs
1890

Domrémy-la-Pucelle /  Jeanne d'Arc   Domrémy-la-Pucelle /  Jeanne d'Arc

Description

Statue of Jeanne d'Arc as peasant girl, keeping with her right hand sword diagonally in front of her. Her left hand rests on a spindle wool.
This is probably model no. 231 of the Vaucouleurs factory: 'Jeanne d'Arc en paysanne, écoutant ses voix.'

Inscription(s)

Signed:
Union artistique
de Vaucouleurs (Meuse)

and on the socle:
Instt. Cath.que Vaucouleurs 1890.

Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline

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Locatie (N 48°26'35" - E 5°40'28")

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