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.'
de Vaucouleurs (Meuse)
and on the socle:
Instt. Cath.que Vaucouleurs 1890.
Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline
- 1412 - Approx date of birth
- 1425 - Visions of Saint Michael, Saint Catherine, and Saint Margaret, who told her to drive out the English and bring the Dauphin to Rheims for his coronation
- 1428, May - Went to Vaucouleurs to ask garrison commander, Count Robert de Baudricourt, to send her to the royal French court at Chinon, but is sent away.
- 1429, February - Baudricourt allows Jeanne to join the Dauphin at Chinon.
- 1429, May 8 - Lifting of the siege of Orleans
- 1429, July 17 - Coronation of Charles VII in Reims
- 1430, May 23 - Captured at Compiègne
- 1431, May 30 - Executed at Rouen
- 1871 - After the defeat of 1871, in many French towns and villages statues of Jeanne d'Arc are erected.
Sources & Information
- Jean-Marc Bodson, Modèle français (Bruxelles: Husson, 2008), no. 21.
- Bernard Mugnier, La statuaire johannique: Tome second (Vesoul: l'auteur, 2011), p. 269.
Location (N 48°26'35" - E 5°40'28")
Item Code: frlo047; Photograph: 13 June 2011
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