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).
1412 - 1431
la Place de la République
m. Bonardel etant Maire
est due a l'initiative
de m. Emile Badel
enfant de st Nicolas
DON DE Mr MACKAY
offerte a la ville
de st Nicolas de Port,
de la visite de Jeanne d'Arc
a l'eglise de st Nicolas
de Vaucouleurs (Meuse)
- Adolphe-Ernest Toussaint (1845-1911),
French sculptor in Donjeux (Haute-Marne), employed by the Union artistique de Vaucouleurs and the Manufacture d'art chrétien 'La Sainterie'.
In 1896 Émile Badel wrote an article 'La Statue de Jeanne d'Arc à Saint-Nicolas'.
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. 33.
Location (N 48°37'47" - E 6°18'29")
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Item Code: frlo088; Photograph: 14 June 2011
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