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

Exterior view

1771-85
Photo
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.




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