Jacques

Jacques

Posted on 10/02/2013


Photo taken on September  7, 2013



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France
201309 Trip
Bretagne Region
Ille-et-Vilaine Department
Brittany
Fougères
Nave
High Altar
Lower Town
Saint-Sulpice Church


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P9070826ac St Sulpice Nave and High Altar 18th

P9070826ac St Sulpice Nave and High Altar 18th
St Sulpice is the church of the Visitation Parish of Fougères as shows the beautiful drawing hangged on the second right pillar; From wikipedia: The altar was designed by Joan La Fontaine of Fougères; The altar, executed from 1757 to 1760 by Jean Rousseau, marble sculptor in Laval and Rennes, is a work in red marble of Saint-Berthevin, black marble of Solesmes and white marble for the cartridge containing the Lamb with seven seals of the Apocalypse; It is rated from 26 September 1910; His tabernacle, flanked by two angels in adoration, dated 1759 is also classified; It is a semi-cylindrical enclosure enriched with bas-reliefs depicting the Annunciation, the Visitation, the Nativity, the Adoration of the Magi, the Presentation in the Temple and the Baptism of Christ; A canopy, surmounted by a statue of the Risen crowns this composition sculpted by Thomas Thory; France Bretagne Region Ille-et-Vilaine Department Fougères Lower Town St Sulpice Church.

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My Awake Gottica (m.a.g)
My Awake Gottica (m.…
Wonderful !!!
3 years ago.
Jacques has replied to My Awake Gottica (m.…
A magnificent Flamboyant Gothic church! Thank You My Gottica!
3 years ago.
albertsville
albertsville
unbelievable
3 years ago.
Jacques has replied to albertsville
It is effectively a magnificent church, thank You Carol!
3 years ago.