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JOAN OF ARC (Jeanne D'Arc) statue in the center of Meridian Hill Park in Washington, D.C.
by Paul Dubois
located in James M. Goode's Sixteenth Street area (click link for more in that area)

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Joan is just visible above the wall at the top of the cascade.
Buchanan is at the bottom of the cascade just right of the pool.
Dante is on the same side of the park, just up the hill from Buchanan.
Serenity is at the top of the cascade on the left side of the park a bit farther north than Joan.

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Notice the Washington Monument in the distance (lower right).
Also notice, as is visible in several other photos too, that her sword has been broken off (as of 6/2006).

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JEANNE D'ARC
LIBERATRICE
1412 - 1431
AUX FEMMES D'AMÉRIQUE
LES FEMMES DE FRANCE

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OFFERT PAR
"LE LYCEUM"
SOCIÉTÉ DES FEMMES DE FRANCE
A NEW YORI
LE 6 JANUIER 1922

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More Info
See
James M. Goode's
'Washington Sculpture' (hardcover p 539 Item #12.12; Sixteenth Street area);
'Outdoor Sculpture' (paperback p418 Item #L-7)

Medium: Bronze
Artist: Paul Dubois
Related subjects: History, European; Women; Joan of Arc
Location: 16th St & Monty Pl NW Washington, D.C.
See Sixteenth Street area in James Goode's Washington Sculpture
Nearest Metro: "U" Street - African-American Civil War Memorial - Cardoza (Green - Yellow) Columbia Heights (Green - Yellow) (click station name for all sculptures nearby)
Smithsonian American Art Museum's Art Inventories Catalog: Control number DC000135 (dcMem ID #1820 )

Links & other sources
National Parks Service website on the statues in Rock Creek Park
'Who is That Man Anyway?' on Joan (42)
Wikipedia article on Joan
Joan of Arc (Maid of Heaven) website

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