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Jules Hardouin-Mansart - Paris, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 48° 51.266 E 002° 18.711
31U E 449520 N 5411501
Quick Description: This sculpture is located in the Jardin de l'Intendant at Les Invalides in Paris.
Location: Île-de-France, France
Date Posted: 11/17/2011 11:26:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMD4K9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife
Views: 8

Long Description:
Jules Hardouin-Mansart (1646-1708) was a prominent French architect...the Chief Architect for Louis XIV. He served as Superintendant of Royal Works..thus Versailles was the focus of much of his work. The chapel at Les Invalides...just steps from this statue was one of his projects. Read more about him at (visit link)

This bronze sculpture depicts him wearing a long wig and typical 17th century coat, ruffled shirt and leggings. He is standing with one foot raised a little higher on a step...his thigh supporting a chart that he is perusing. The artist is Ernest Henri Dubois (1863-1930).
URL of the statue: Not listed

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