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La Science

La Science

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"La Science" by Jules Blanchard is a bronze statue that represents the personification of the science, by Laurent Marqueste, in front, left, of the Hôtel de Ville de Paris (City Hall). The statue depicts a female figure holding a book, symbolizing the knowledge and wisdom that science provides. The figure is shown in a confident and assertive pose, as if she is ready to share her findings with the world. The statue is characterized by its detailed features and the delicate treatment of the subject's clothing and hair. At the time of its creation, "La Science" was widely praised for its lifelike depiction of the female form and its powerful representation of the knowledge and wisdom embodied by the science. Today, the statue remains a significant example of Blanchard's ability to create works of art that evoke a sense of beauty and intellectual curiosity. "La Science" is a beautiful representation of the connection between knowledge and beauty, making it a timeless work of art.


Jules Blanchard (1832-1916) was a French sculptor. He was a student of François Jouffroy. Blanchard is perhaps best known for his renovation of the Fontaine du Palmier in the Place du Châtelet, Paris.

Year of creation

1882, XIX century


Hotel de Ville, Paris 1st, France

Product information

Ready-to-hang Framed Poster with museum-quality paper.
- 250 gsm / 110 lb matte (uncoated) archival paper
- Thickness: 20-25 mm /0.79"–0.98" and for the USA market thickness is 1.9 cm/0.75"
- Paper color: off-white
- Shatterproof, transparent plexiglass.
- Includes a hanging kit, to hang in both portrait and landscape orientations.
- For indoor use
- Ready-to-hang, poster is placed within the frame. You can hang it directly on the wall.

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