Sculpting The Legends: Emmanuel Frémiet

Best known for his life size equine statues of Joan Of Arc and Napoleon I,  Emmanuel Frémiet has been called “the leading sculptor of animals in his day” and his work can be found in towns and museums in France and several parts of Europe. Emmanuel Frémiet 1824 –  1910 Location: Paris, France Born in Paris, Emmanuel studied…

Joan of Arc Portrayed In Equine Art

Joan of Arc depicted on horseback in an illustration from a 1505 manuscript Known for her fierce bravery and believe in her faith, Joan Of Arc supported Charles VII and helped recover France from English domination during the Hundred Years’ War. Later she was captured by the English and burned alive at the stake when she…