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One of two copper quadriga statues on the Grand Palais, often referred to as the Galloping Horses.
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Looking to the replica of the Horses of Saint Mark on the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel with a rare flyby formation overhead.
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In this photo you can see a set of statues, otherwise known as a quadriga, of four horses and a person which is found at one of the corners of the Grand Palais in Paris and was created by Georges Recipon.
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Here you can see a quadriga statue at the top of the roof of the Grand Palais, showing the many details which are normally unseen from the ground while passing by.
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The Galloping Horses is what the two sculptures at Grand Palais are normally referred to but this sculpture created by Georges Recipon is formally known as Harmony Triumphing Over Discord which sits on top of the roof at Grand Palais.
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This group of statues is known as L’Harmonie triomphant de la Discorde created by sculptor Georges Recipon and can be found on a corner of the Grand Palais facing towards the Avenue Winston Churchill.
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A Quadriga is a chariot pulled by four horses, yet this collection of statues is in fact a copy of the original statues which were stolen by Napoleon form Austria, but after the Battle of Waterloo which was lost the statues were returned but was soon replaced by a copy of the same statues to fill the space.
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A close up photo on one of the many statues that can be found at Hotel Les Invalides, although this one is on top of the roof, showing many amazing details.
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