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Saint Francis de Sales

Thorens-Glières 1567 - Lyon 1622
Bishop of Genève
(Wikipedia)
Alexandre Descatoire
Siot-Decauville
1924

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Description

Bronze statue of St. Francis de Sales as a bishop, seated in a chair with his right hand on a large book.

Inscription(s)

A SAINT
FRANÇOIS DE SALES

1567-1622

gloire de la savoie et des lettres
français

eveque et prince de geneve
docteur de l'eglise
fondateur de l'ordre de la
visitation _1610_

"un jour viendra que de m'aymer
ne sera plus reproche a personne"
(lettres mars 1615)
ce monument
a ete eleve
par souscription publique
sur l'initiative de
l'academie florimontane
. 1924 .
auteur
de
l'introduction a la vie devote
_1609_

fondateur
de
l'academie florimontane
_1606_

Signed: a. descatoire jean weitmenn (albertville)
(text plaques): f.f. crans

Sculptor

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Location (N 45°53'51" - E 6°7'45")

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