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Le martyre de Saint Étienne

The Martyrdom of Saint Stephen

Saint Stephen
protomartyr of Christianity, preached shortly after Jesus' crucifixion. He is condemned for blasphemy and stoned to death by an infuriated mob
(Wikipedia)
artist unknown
1628-34

Châlons-en-Champagne /  Le martyre de Saint Étienne   Châlons-en-Champagne /  Le martyre de Saint Étienne

Description

Large relief in the west façade of the cathedral. This façade was built between 1628 and 1634 after designs of the architect Claude Monnart in baroque style. De relief, showing the martyrdom of Saint Stephen, was damaged during the revolution.

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Location (N 48°57'17" - E 4°21'25")

Item Code: frca050; Photograph: 26 May 2019
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