BRONZE JOAN OF ARC BY THE PRINCESS OF ORLÉANS

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Marie Christine, Princess of Orléans (1813-1839).

Statuette of Joan of Arc wearing armor, bronze with medal patina.

Signed Princesse d'Orléans.

Cast from the Société des bronzes de Paris.

Accident on the sword.

Height: 33 cm (13 in.)


Daughter of Louis-Philippe, Duchess of Württemberg, Marie Christine of Orléans studied sculpture under David d'Angers. Having died quite young, she sculpted several busts and statues in which the most famous, Jeanne d'Arc en prière (Praying Joan of Arc) executed in marble in 1837, currently conserved at the Museum of Versailles.
She enjoyed great success as evident by the bronze example presented here.



Princesse d'Orléans

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