Travel Photography Photos tagged as sculpture
This is a close up of one of over 50 stone sculptures that can be found decorating the roof of the inside courtyard at Les Invalides, each of them being unique in their detailing.
In this photo you can see a statue of King Albert I of Belgium who reigned during WWI and can be found upon a large base with inscriptions and near to Place de la Concorde square. See more www.eutouring.com/images_paris_statues.html
This statue is known as Nymphe was created by Louis Auguste Leveque in 1866 and can be found within the Tuilleries Gardens near to the Louvre Museum which can partly be seen in this photo.
In this photo you can see the statue at the middle of the Pont de Bir-Hakeim known as the France Reborn, providing a perfect view of the Eiffel Tower. More information and details at www.eutouring.com/images_pont_de_bir-hakeim.html
This close up photo of the top and statue on the July Column shows just how much detail has been put into the monument, including the sculpture known as Genie de la Liberte which was created by Augustin-Alexandre Dumont.
Part of the Open Air Museum you can find many sculptures and pieces to admire - And in the words of Martyn from the EUtouring Team "Modern art CAN be useful!" More information and details at www.eutouring.com/images_paris_city_life.html
Within Jardin Tino Rossi you can find many types of statues, ranging from small abstract ones as can be seen to the right to the larger and equally impressive ones such as a sculpture that can be seen in the background of this photo. Daily updates at www.eutouring.com/images_jardin_tino_rossi.html
In Paris there are many bronze equestrian statues that you can find and this statue of Simon Bolivar is no different, having been created by the sculpture Emmanuel Fremiet just before 1910 and has been in its current place since 1980.
This statue which represents Charlemagne, who is also known as Charles the Great, can be found in front of the Notre Dame in Paris, and has a lot of excellent detail as well as boasting its size compare to the numerous tourists which are around it. To see more go to www.eutouring.com/images_paris_statues.html
In this photo of the Pont de Bir-Hakeim you can see this iron cast sculpture which was one of two statues created by Gustave Michel found on the bridge. Daily updates at www.eutouring.com/images_pont_de_bir-hakeim.html
Some of the details which are found on the Arc de Triomphe are sometimes missed, but as can be seen in this photo you can start to appreciate how much work was put into the structure, from the borders to the detailed yet small lion head statues.
This statue, known as La Comedie, can be found within the Tuilleries Gardens in Paris and was created by the sculptor Julien Toussant Roux.
Here you can see one of the great stone statues which sits on the outside of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, the large statue having some amazing details such as the chainmail and the armour.
In this photo you can see a close up shot of one of the four equestrians statues which are found on the Pont d'Iena bridge, this particular one showing a Roman warrior with his horse, created by the sculptor Louis Joseph Daumas.
This statue of Saint Michel portrays him as slaying the devil and can be found in the Fountaine Saint Michel in Paris, surrounded by amazing architecture and the fountain.
In this photo you can see the Fountaine Saint Michel which is the tallest fountain in Paris showing just how large it is in comparison to the tourists passing by as well as some of the intricate details. See more Paris Photos at www.eutouring.com/images_fontaine_saint_michel.html
This close up photo of the sculpture known as the La prise d'Alexandrie sits up high on the Arc de Triomphe on one of the arches, this photo showing just how much details goes into them which normally can't be seen while standing on the ground and looking up to it.
These large and ornate golden statues can even be seen from a distance, with four statues, one at each corner of the bridge, this particular one being called Pegasus Held By Fame.
In this photo you can see one of the lion stone sculptures which are found in the Pont Alexandre III in Paris, created by the two sculptures J Dalou and Georges Gardet.
In this photo you can see a statue that can be found in one of the many open areas of the Tuileries Gardens, showing just how much detail is gone into a single sculpture for anyone to appreciate.
Here you can see a quadriga statue at the top of the roof of the Grand Palais, showing the many details which are normally unseen from the ground while passing by.
This collection of statues is dedicated to Marie Emile Fayolle which can be found at the top of the various statues, with the writing at the base of it reading "Marie Emile Fayolle, Marechal de France 1852 - 1928"
Here in this photo you can see a large statue that is to the side of the Petit Palais' gilded and intricate gate, having been designed for the 1900 World Fair by Charles Girault.
The Fountaine Saint Michel has many different details, including these two statues which are found on the left of the fountain higher up abode some columns.