Lion Monument «The dying Lion of Lucerne» is one of the world's most famous monuments.  It was carved out of natural rock in memory of the heroic deaths of the Swiss mercenaries at the Tuileries in 1792. Mark Twain described the Lion of Lucerne as the saddest and most moving piece of rock in the world.

It was carved out of natural rock in memory of the heroic deaths of the Swiss mercenaries at the Tuileries in Mark Twain described the Lion of Lucerne as the saddest and most moving piece of rock in the world.

The Lion Monument At Lucerne, Switzerland - designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen and hewn in 1820–21 by Lukas Ahorn

The Lion Monument is a sculpture in Lucerne, Switzerland. It commemorates the Swiss Guards who were massacred in 1792 during the French Revolution, when revolutionaries stormed the Tuileries Palace in Paris, France.

The lying stone lion of the Lion Monument in Lucerne

The lying stone lion of the Lion Monument in Lucerne

The saddest rock in the world according to Mark Twain. The Lion Monument is a sculpture in Lucerne, Switzerland.  It was hewn in 1820-21 to commemorate the 1792 deaths of the Swiss Guards during the French Revolution, when revolutionaries stormed the Tuileries Palace in Paris.    In his 1880 book A Tramp Abroad, Mark Twain called the work ”the most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world.”

The saddest rock in the world according to Mark Twain [4 pictures]

In Lucerne, Switzerland, there is a stone sculpture of a slain lion embedded in the face of a low cliff that pays tribute to the hundreds of valiant Swiss

The Lion of Lucerne  in Lucerne, Switzerland, commemorates the Swiss guards who were massacred by French revolutionaries in Paris during the French Revolution 1792. Mark Twain praised the lion as “the most mournful and moving piece of stone in the world.”

Lion of Lucerne, Switzerland-hewn in by Lukas Ahorn. It commemorates the Swiss Guards who were massacred in 1792 during the French Revolution, when revolutionaries stormed the Tuileries Palace in Paris, France. Mark Twain praised the sculpture of

Lucerne, Swizerland - Lion Monument

The Lion of Lucerne. Carved into a sandstone face above the town of Lucerne in the famous ‘Lion of Lucerne’ is a memorial to the Swiss soldiers who died attempting to save Marie Antoinette in

The Lion Monument, or the Lion of Lucerne, is a sculpture in Lucerne, Switzerland, designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen and hewn in 1820–21 by...

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lion monument - Lucerne, Switzerland

I Lion monument-lucerne switzerland. Helvetiorum Fidei ac Virtuti - To the loyalty and bravery of the 600 Swiss Guards who were massacred in 1792 during the French Revolution defending the king, Louis XVI.

Luzern Löwendenkmal, The Lion Monument in Switzerland. Carved in remembrance of the more than 400 Swiss that were massacred during an invasion.

Concept Modeling For Easy Clay Sculptures: – Picture : – Description Luzern Löwendenkmal, The Lion Monument in Switzerland. Carved in remembrance of the more than 400 Swiss that were massacred during an invasion.

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