LAMOUR, Jean
(b. 1698, Nancy, d. 1771, Nancy)

Ironwork gate

1752-56
Gilded ironwork
Place Stanislas, Nancy

In Nancy, two princely squares, placed side by side, received the famous gilded ironwork gates, executed by Jean Lamour. Their design incorporated a triumphal arch with three openings, somewhat like Constantine's arch, set at the edge of the old town.