Baron Henri de Triqueti
On the Lescot wing, Palais du Louvre
Images d'Art, Musée du Louvre
Photo (C) Musée du Louvre, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Pierre Philibert
Even after the sculptor had turned his attention towards England, he continued to get commissions in France. This was perhaps the most important, for the sixteenth-century architect Lescot was the one who transformed the Louvre in his own age, and who set the style for its future design. This very fine sculpture, illustrating the earnest, studious, Christian character of the ideal Renaissance artist, is a rare example of a public statue by Triqueti.
Photograph and formatting by Jacqueline Banerjee.
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