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Joan of Arc Hands - Item #424

$ 215.00

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6.75 Inches High x 11.5 Inches Wide x 9 Inches Deep

These hands are from the complete sculpture, Item #234. Depicted is Joan of Arc, the shepherdess from Lorraine, quietly listening to the voices telling her she must help the king liberate France. Henri Chapu presented the life-size plaster cast at the Salon in 1870, and in 1872 made the cast into a marble statue. It is one of the most famous images of Joan of Arc and has been reproduced in multiple sizes and materials.

 

Artist: Henri-Michel-Antoine Chapu

Museum: Musée d'Orsay, Paris

Time Period: Neoclassical, 1870-1872

 

Sources:

"Henri Chapu Joan of Arc at Domrémy." Musée d'Orsay, http://www.musee-orsay.fr/en/collections/works-in-focus/sculpture/commentaire_id/joan-of-arc-at-domremy-2208.html?cHash=d225665309.