Adina Sommer`s Rare Antique Maps and Contemporary Art
Entrée de Jeanne d’Arc à Orléans 29 Avril 1429
|Title||Entrée de Jeanne d’Arc à Orléans 29 Avril 1429|
Paper sheet to cut out 10 paper figures and to set up the enter of Jean d´ Arc in Orleons. The Maid of Orléans, or Joan of Arc, is considered a heroine of France for her role during the Lancastrian phase of the Hundred Years' War and was canonized as a Roman Catholic saint. In May 1430, she was captured at Compiègne by the Burgundian faction, which was allied with the English. She was later handed over to the English and put on trial by the pro-English Bishop of Beauvais Pierre Cauchon on a variety of charges. After Cauchon declared her guilty she was burned at the stake on 30 May 1431, dying at about nineteen years of age.
|Place of Publication||Paris|
|Dimensions (cm)||35,5 x 35,5|
( A reproduction can be ordered individually on request. )