The representation of the Apostle Saint James the Younger holds a closed book in his left hand and a fuller's staff (the instrument of his martyrdom) in his right hand. Located on the north-west corner of the spire base, this copper statue was designed by Eugene Viollet-le-Duc, sculpted by Adolphe Victor Geoffroy-Dechaume and produced by the Alteliers Monduit in 1861.

 Size : about 3 m

 Weight : about 150 kg

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Statue of Saint James the Younger

by Friends of Notre-Dame de Paris


The representation of the Apostle Saint James the Younger holds a closed book in his left hand and a fuller's staff (the instrument of his martyrdom) in his right hand. Located on the north-west corner of the spire base, this copper statue was designed by Eugene Viollet-le-Duc, sculpted by Adolphe Victor Geoffroy-Dechaume and produced by the Alteliers Monduit in 1861.

 Size : about 3 m

 Weight : about 150 kg