Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc

Riverside Drive & W. 93rd St Joan of Arc Park, New York, NY 10025, USA

Joan of Arc is a 1915 bronze equestrian statue on a granite base, sculpted by Anna Hyatt Huntington. The statue is located in ManhattanNew York City, on Riverside Drive and Ninety-third Street. It depicts the French folk heroine Joan of Arc. Huntington’s Joan of Arc stands at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Ninety-third Street in Manhattan. Copies were installed in San FranciscoBloisGloucester, Massachusetts, and Quebec City. Cast in bronze by the Gorham Manufacturing Company to one-and-a-half-times life size, its Mohegan granite base was designed by John Vredenburgh Van Pelt; it contains fragments of the Rouen cell Joan was imprisoned in before her execution, and from Reims Cathedral. Jean Jules Jusserand spoke at its dedication on December 6, 1915.  The $35,000 ($895,400 in 2021) needed to erect the statue was donated by numismatist J. Sanford Saltus, namesake of the American Numismatic Society‘s Saltus Award.

Actor: Ingrid Raison
Written by: Marc Acito
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