Statue de Michel de Montaigne, Paris

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  • Just beyond Musée de Cluny in the Sorbonne quarter is the small monument filled Square Paul-Painlevé. One of the interesting statues to see here is that of Michel de Montaigne. This statue is a bronze...  more »
  • "Paris has my heart from my childhood. "I'm french by this great city, great especially and incomparable in variety, the glory of the Frane and one of the most ornaments of the world." MONTAIGNE
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  • Just beyond Musée de Cluny in the Sorbonne quarter is the small monument filled Square Paul-Painlevé. One of the interesting statues to see here is that of Michel de Montaigne. This statue is a bronze depiction of the 16th-century French philospher in a siting position with legs crossed and arms folded. He is dressed in period attire and appears to be in deep thought. Do notice one shiny shoe of the Michel de Montaigne statue. This is from visitors rubbing for good luck and success, a tradition that stems back many years from the local university touching the shoe of Montaigne before important exams. You can view the Michel de Montaigne and other statues at Square Paul-Painlevé in 10-15 minutes before or after your visit to the museum, then carry on with other intended sightseeing in the area.
  • Touching his foot before a lucky exam looks like it! Moreover it is well glossy and lustrous 😀
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