Friday, July 31, 2009

Turenne


You will find this monument to Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne, Vicomte de Turenne in the l'Eglise du Dome. It is one of several such monuments.

Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne, Vicomte de Turenne, often called simply Turenne (11 September 1611 – 27 July 1675) was the most illustrious member of the La Tour d'Auvergne family. He achieved military fame and became a Marshal of France. He was one of six marshals who have been made Marshal General of France.

More here.

4 comments:

Cezar and Léia said...

wow Thanks for hint! I promise I will not a picture from the same angle! LOL
Wonderful picture!
Thanks for sharing all information and Have a great weekend dear friends!
Léia

Vogon Poet said...

Great image, love the strange shadow of the crown.

Starman said...

That's an interesting light casting the shadow of the hand and crown. Is it sunlight?

Jacob said...

Hi Starman - Yes, if I remember correctly, it was light coming in from a ceiling window...