Statue of Montesquieu, 1689-1755, lawyer and writer of the Enlightenment, by Charles-Francois Nanteuil-Leboeuf, at the Turgot Wing, in the Cour Napoleon at the Musee du Louvre, Paris, France. A series of 86 statues of famous men were placed in this courtyard 1853-57 under the architects Louis Visconti and Hector Lefuel. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Statue of Montesquieu, 1689-1755, lawyer and writer of the Enlightenment, by Charles-Francois Nanteuil-Leboeuf, at the Turgot Wing, in the Cour Napoleon at the Musee du Louvre, Paris, France. A series of 86 statues of famous men were placed in this courtyard 1853-57 under the architects Louis Visconti and Hector Lefuel. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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