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FREMIET, Emmanuel

Paris 1824 - Paris 1910

Jeanne d'Arc

Joan of Arc

c. 1874

gilded bronze

equestrian statue(tte)

Dimensions (HxWxD): 29 x 18 x 7 in.

Acc. No.: 1959-11-1

Credit Line: Gift of the family of Frederic H. Strawbridge, 1959

Photo credit: Philadelphia Museum of Art

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1959, Gift of the family of Frederic H. Strawbridge

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, December 2014

Related works

  • Gilded bronze, Paris, Place des Pyramides (1er arrondissement).

Comment

  • Museum's website, 22 December 2014:
    In about 1874, Fremiet created a model for a life-size statue of Joan of Arc, the medieval hero who fought to liberate France, of which six large-scale casts were eventually commissioned, including ones for Paris and Nancy, France, and Philadelphia. The Philadelphia sculpture currently stands across from the Philadelphia Museum of Art at 25th Street and Kelly Drive. The work seen here is a later reduction of the statue.