Limestone equestrian statue above the porch of the Palais Ducal.
Signed: VIARD jiorné 1851
The statue replaces an older one, destroyed during the Revolution.
- Jean-François dit Jiorné (also Giorné) Viard (1823-1885),
sculptor from Lorraine.
Sources & Information
- Kees van Tilburg, From Marcus Aurelius to Kim Jong-il: The story of equestrian statues throughout the ages (Amstelveen, 2017). – see also the Equestrian statue website.
Locatie (N 48°41'48" - E 6°10'47") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: frlo107; Photograph: 14 June 2011
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