Statue "Les Continents" : "L'Amerique du Nord", Paris

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  • This statue is part of a series of 6 statues, 6 different sculptors, each of which is at least 2 meters high. Initially there was gilding on each statue but it disappeared. Each statue is made of iron cast iron and not bronze. I advise to move to the Place du Trocadéro in order to see the two fountains which are also iron cast iron but colored. In 1878, the statues were installed on the terrace of the Trocadero, moved to Nantes, and then installed on this esplanade in 1985. The sculptor for this statue is Ernest Eugenie Hiolle
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  • There are six statues in front of Musée d'Orsay that represent six continents that were created for the 1878 World Expo in Paris. These were originally installed at Palais du Trocadéro but later store...  more »
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