Photographer's Note

The Pont du Carrousel is a bridge in Paris, which spans the river Seine between the Quai des Tuileries and the Quai Voltaire. In 1930, its height above the river was judged insufficient for river transportation. The new bridge of reinforced concrete was constructed. It spans the river in three arches reaching the right bank in front of the Louvre, in direct line with the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel. This bridge and one of the statues was a subject, which I tried to photograph for a long time. However for one reason or another, I was not able to photograph it. Finally on this day the sky above the bridge was giving me an opportunity. I hope that the colours above the sky would reproduce, as it was that day.
Louis-Messidor-Lebon Petitot born in 1794 was a French sculptor, who died in Paris in 1862. Four stone statues of a symbolic group (Industry, Abundance, The City of Paris, The Seine) were created for The Pont du Carrousel in 1846.

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