Statues - Hither & Thither

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Rue Héré
(Arc Héré)

Cérès, Minerve, Mars et Hercule

Ceres, Minerva, Mars and Hercules

Barthélémy Guibal

Nancy /  Cérès, Minerve, Mars et Hercule   Nancy /  Cérès, Minerve, Mars et Hercule


On the corniche of the Arc Héré are four statues representing War and Peace, from left to right:

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Under the cornice, are three bas-reliefs in white marble. The leftmost represents Apollo playing the lyre accompanied muses. The central relief shows Mercury and Minerva, under date palms and the right Apollo shooting an arrow against a winged dragon which embraces a man. These three bas-reliefs were taken from the old Porte Royale, considering Apollo as an allegory of Louis XV.


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Location (N 48°41'39" - E 6°10'57")

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Item Code: frlo099; Photograph: 14 June 2011
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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