ANTOINE, Jacques-Denis
(b. 1733, Paris, d. 19801, Paris)

Exterior view

Hôtel de la Monnaie, Paris

The decorative statues in front of the attic represent personifications of Peace, Commerce, Wisdom, Justice, Strength and Plenty, which is iconographically not just a reference to the function of the building, but also a statement of the state's image of itself.