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13 octobre 2007 6 13 /10 /octobre /2007 00:31
This exquisite church, designed by Pierre Michel du Plessis and  Fr Fontaine, was built between 1684 and 1707. It was the chapel of a Dominican convent and was named after Saint Dominique. After the Concordat, and the expulsion of the friars, it was renamed Notre-Dame, when it became a parish.

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Its single barrel-vaulted nave highlights the elegance of the balustrade and wrought ironwork in the chancel.
It is usual to consider it as having a wordly charm, and François Mauriac asserted that it was a " harmonious and moderate church, warm in winter, a place to which those who succeed in establishing for themselves a life on earth that provides all the creature comforts, come to ensure that eternity will give them as much pleasure..."  
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                                St. Paul

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          Our Lady offering the Rosary to St. Dominic

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 Virgin Chapel
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Between 1712 and 1741 Friar André, op, who died at 91 y.o. was the interior designer. He was a talented painter.
The main altar ( 1751-1759 ) was designed by Jean-Baptiste Péru

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 In this church the funerals of Catholic MP Albert de Mun were celebrated in October 1914

Many paintings, sculptures, and frescoes inside the church are just splendid !

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Matthieu 13/10/2007 18:12

Je te remercie Eric de ton passage sur mon Blog. Je me permets de te mettre en lien dans ma liste des sites recommandés.