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Statues de saints sur l'Église Saint-Loup

Saints' statues at the Église Saint-Loup

Félix Charpentier
Maurice Denonvilliers (Paris)
1886-89

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Description

Two cast-iron statues flank the entrance of the Église Saint-Loup, left Jeanne d'Arc and right Saint Loup.

Châlons-en-Champagne - Statues de saints sur l'Église Saint-Loup
St. Jeanne d'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).
Châlons-en-Champagne - Statues de saints sur l'Église Saint-Loup
St. Loup / St. Lupus
Lupus of Troyes (c. 383c. 478), early bishop of Troyes; or:
or one the seven other bishops of named Lupus

Signature

(both) fondu par Maurici Denonvilliers

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 48°57'35" - E 4°22'7")

Item Code: frca063; Photograph: 26 May 2019
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