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Saint Pierre et personnages illustres de Lyon

Saint Peter and illustrious men and women of Lyon

Joseph-Hugues Fabisch
1854

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Description

The building was built in 1854 by the architect Claude-Anthelme Benoît (1794-1876). On the corner is a stone statue of St. Peter and above the windows of the first floor are portrait medaillons of famous men and women from Lyon, seven facing Rue Constantine and eight facing Rue Paul Chevanard.

Rue Paul Chevanard
Lyon - Saint Pierre et personnages illustres de Lyon

j.m. mongolfier

Joseph-Michel Montgolfier
(Vidalon-lès-Annonay, Ardèche 1740 - Balaruc-les-Bains, Hérault 1810)
together with his brother inventor of the hot air balloon
(Wikipedia).

Lyon - Saint Pierre et personnages illustres de Lyon

rouvville

Guillaume Rouillé
(Tours c. 1518 - Lyon 1589)
French humanist bookseller-printer
(Wikipedia).

Lyon - Saint Pierre et personnages illustres de Lyon

cl. martin

Claude Martin
(Lyon 1735 - Lucknow, India 1800)
officer in the French, later English East India Company; founder La Martinière schools in India and Lyon
(Wikipedia).

Lyon - Saint Pierre et personnages illustres de Lyon

j.m. jacqvart

Joseph Marie Jacquard
(Lyon 1752 - Oulins 1834)
French weaver and merchant
(Wikipedia).

Lyon - Saint Pierre et personnages illustres de Lyon

p. bellievre

Pomponne de Bellièvre
(Lyon 1529 - Paris 1607)
French statesman, chancellor of France 1599-1607
(Wikipedia).

Lyon - Saint Pierre et personnages illustres de Lyon

fai. sathonay

Nicolas-Marie-Jean-Claude Fay de Sathonay
(Lyon 1762 - Lyon 1812)
French lawyer; mayor of Lyon 1805-1812
(Wikipedia).

Lyon - Saint Pierre et personnages illustres de Lyon

jg. sovfflot

Jacques-Germain Soufflot
(Irancy, Yonne 1713 - Paris 1780)
French architect
(Wikipedia).

Lyon - Saint Pierre et personnages illustres de Lyon

philibert delorme

Philibert de l'Orme, or Delorme
(Lyon c. 1514 - Paris 1570)
French architect and writer
(Wikipedia).

Rue Constantine
Lyon - Saint Pierre et personnages illustres de Lyon

f covstov j

Nicolas and Guillaume Coustou
(Lyon 1658 - Paris 1733; resp. Lyon 1677 - Paris 1746)
French sculptors
(Wikipedia: Nicolas and Guillaume).

Lyon - Saint Pierre et personnages illustres de Lyon

franc lemot

François-Frédéric Lemot
(Lyon 1771 - Paris 1827)
French sculptor
(Wikipedia).

Lyon - Saint Pierre et personnages illustres de Lyon

l labee

Louise Labé
(Lyon c. 1524 - Parcieux-en-Dombes 1566)
feminist French poet
(Wikipedia).

Lyon - Saint Pierre et personnages illustres de Lyon

m recamier

Mme. Juliette Récamier
(Lyon 1777 - Paris 1849)
French socialite, whose salon drew Parisians from the leading literary and political circles of the early 19th century.
(Wikipedia).

Lyon - Saint Pierre et personnages illustres de Lyon

jea. jac. boissie

Jean-Jacques de Boissieu
(Lyon 1736 - Lyon 1810)
French draughtsman, etcher and engraver
(Wikipedia).

Lyon - Saint Pierre et personnages illustres de Lyon

jac. stella

Jacques Stella
(Lyon 1596 - Paris 1657)
French painter
(Wikipedia).

Lyon - Saint Pierre et personnages illustres de Lyon

labbe rosier

François Rozier
(Lyon 1734 - Lyon 1793)
French botanist and agronomist
(Wikipedia).

 

Signature

A Benoît Architecte MDCCCLIV

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Coustou, Guillaume
  • Coustou, Nicolas
  • Delorme, Philibert
  • Engraver
  • Fabisch, Joseph-Hugues
  • Inventor
  • Jacquard, Joseph Marie
  • Labé, Louise
  • Lemot, François-Frédéric
  • Martin,Claude
  • Mayor
  • Montgolfier, Joseph-Michel
  • Painter
  • Patron saint (street corner)
  • Peter, St.
  • Politician/Statesman
  • Printer
  • Récamier, Juliette
  • Rouillé, Guillaume
  • Rozier, François
  • Sathonay, Nicolas-Marie-Jean-Claude Fay de
  • Sculptor
  • Soufflot, Jacques-Germain
  • Stella, Jacques
  • Weaver
  • Writer / poet
  • Location (N 45°46'1" - E 4°49'57")

    Item Code: frra122; Photograph: 12 August 2018
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