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Louis XIV Place des Victoires - Paris,Fr
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege
N 48° 51.946 E 002° 20.471
31U E 451683 N 5412742
Quick Description: King Louis XIV Place des Victoires in Paris le roi Louis XIV place des Victoires à Paris
Location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
Date Posted: 11/23/2014 9:12:59 AM
Waymark Code: WMMYB9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member condor1
Views: 3

Long Description:
[EN]
The monument is a bronze equestrian statue showing King Louis XIV of France, on a rearing horse and dressed like a Roman emperor.

The statue stands on a pedestal designed by architect Jean-Antoine Alavoine having on these lateral faces two reliefs in bronze (about 2 mx 0.75 m) by the author of the statue:

The passage of the Rhine.

Institution of the Order of Saint Louis in 1693.

[FR]
Le monument est une statue équestre de bronze montrant le roi de France Louis XIV, sur un cheval cabré et habillé à la façon d'un empereur romain.

La statue est posée sur un piédestal conçu par l'architecte Jean-Antoine Alavoine qui comporte sur ces faces latérales deux bas-reliefs en bronze (environ 2 m x 0,75 m) réalisé par l'auteur de la statue :

Le passage du Rhin.

Institution de l'Ordre royal et militaire de Saint-Louis en 1693.
Identity of Rider: Louis XIV ou le roi Soleil

Identity of Horse: Victoire

Name of artist: François Joseph Bosio

Date of Dedication: 08/15/1822

Material: Bronze

Position: Two Hooves Raised

Unusual Features: Not listed

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